WW2 in South-East Asia | Battle of Borneo (1941-1942)

WW2 in South-East Asia | Battle of Borneo (1941-1942)

The island of Borneo is a land of primeval jungle. The coasts are fringed with mangrove and swamp, and over nine-tenths of the interior is covered with thick evergreen forests. In 1941 the population was small – that of the whole island was estimated at less than three million – and there were less than a dozen settlements large enough

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