Revolt in the Provinces
Economic imbalances triggered a rebellion in the provinces during the mid-1950s.
Friday, November 19, 1956.
The mess hall of the Army Staff & Command School (SSKAD) at Cibangkong in Bandung was crowded that day. Hundreds of army officers, ranging from captain to major, were taking a break from a reunion of the Army Officer Corps. Delegates from seven army territorial commands were present to discuss the growing signs of fragmentation within the army,
Suddenly Capt. Sumitro from the East Java Brawijaya Army Territorial Comm...