Category: indonesia–malaysia confrontation

British artillery position on the border rid…

British artillery position on the border ridge between Sarawak, Malaysia, and Kalimantan, Indonesia, February 1966.

Westland Wessex helicopters of No.848 Naval Ai…

Westland Wessex helicopters of No.848 Naval Air Squadron in flight over the Borneo jungle, 1965.

Australian artillerymen engage an Indonesian…

Australian artillerymen engage an Indonesian machine gun post in Kalimantan.

An Australian patrol passes through a villag…

An Australian patrol passes through a village and adjacent garden in the Bokah district near where the southern part of Sarawak borders Kalimantan.

Australian 3 RAR soldiers exiting jungle after…

Australian 3 RAR soldiers exiting jungle after a patrol during the Indonesian-Malaysian Confrontation

Rifleman James Linton, a member of a patrol of…

Rifleman James Linton, a member of a patrol of the Royal Ulster Rifles shows an Iban child his Bren gun. The patrol was resting at the Rumah Jarup longhouse on the Kanowit River near Sibu, after completing a five day patrol against Indonesian border terrorists in the jungle of Sarawak.

A British Army Gurkha soldier in Borneo in …

A British Army Gurkha soldier in Borneo in early 1965.

A Platoon Commander of the 1st Battalion, Gr…

A Platoon Commander of the 1st Battalion, Green Jackets discussing defensive positions to be manned by the unit near Sapit.

An NCO of the Queen’s Own Highlanders in…

An NCO of the Queen’s Own Highlanders instructing recruits of the newly formed Border Scouts who had been raised in Sarawak to guard the border against intruders.

Gurkha troops patrolling the dense Borneo jung…

Gurkha troops patrolling the dense Borneo jungles during the Indonesia-Malaysia confrontation ,1965.