GIFT OF DR JOHN YU AND DR GEORGE SOUTTER 2007 – TAASA Review September 2014

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Soldiers would wear smaller, square, red head cloths (ikat kepala) to symbolise bravery and deflect weapons and bullets.

Devout Muslim soldiers killed on the battlefield were covered in a large batik shroud or kerudung (literally shroud) on their way to their burial...