Thursday, January 28, 2016

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.

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