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The battle to defend military history

  • Matheor Viktor Messakh

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, May 13 2009 | 01:10 pm

PREMIUM Perhaps because most of them were built during the colonial era, they have never really been regarded as part of our history.

For thousands of years, humans have been building fortifications, as military constructions designed for defense during war, in a variety of complex designs.

Although many of the fortifications in Indonesia were built before colonialism, a grea...