The Five Day Battle in Semarang Oct 1945. A scene in the museum. About invader and independence.
Below is the same location today - a frantic roundabout with monument and fountain in Semarang - a go-ahead entertaining and big city on a hilly setting that runs down to the sea front and port where there is an Old City with Dutch, Arabian and Chinese buildings that struggle to keep standing.
A new shopping mall is shown.
Few special security measures are apparent, private security is usual found around most city doorways.