Military List Of Indonesia-Malaysia confrontation Battles

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List of every major Indonesia-Malaysia confrontation battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous Indonesia-Malaysia confrontation battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the Indonesia-Malaysia confrontation, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this Indonesia-Malaysia confrontation list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these Indonesia-Malaysia confrontation battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

These battles, like Brunei Revolt and Limbang raid include images when available.
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Action of 13 December 1964


The Action of 13 December 1964 was a minor naval action between the Australian minesweeper HMAS Teal and two Indonesian vessels on 13 December 1964 during the Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation. HMAS Teal was engaged by Indonesian vessels in the Singapore Strait. Return fire from the Australian ship killed three, whilst four other Indonesians were subsequently captured. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Singapore Strait

Part of: Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation

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Battle of Babang


The Battle of Babang was the fourth and last in a series of successful ambushes conducted between in May and July 1965 by Australian troops from 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, this time at Babang in Kalimantan, during the Indonesia-Malaysia Confrontation. The ambushes were conducted under the wider British-Commonwealth Operation Claret, being cross-border operations mounted from bases in Sarawak up to 10,000 yards into Indonesian territory with aim of disrupting the movement and resupply of Indonesian forces and to keep them off balance. On 12 July 1965 7 Platoon C Company under Lieutenant Robert Guest—again accompanied by the Company Commander, Major Ivor Hodgkinson, the ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Kalimantan, Indonesia

Part of: Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation

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Battle of Bau


The Battle of Bau, or the Battle of Gunong Tepoi, was an engagement that occurred on 21 November 1965 in the border area of Sarawak in Borneo between British and Indonesian forces. It was part of the wider Indonesian–Malaysian confrontation, that consisted of a series of small-scale engagements involving Indonesia, Malaysia, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand, and which took place over the course of 1962–66. The engagement involved an attack by a 16-man advance squad of British Army Gurkhas on a company-sized Indonesian position. The Gurkhas were then supported by the 104 men in the rest of the company which resulted in the last Indonesians withdrawing after having virtually been ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Borneo

Part of: Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation

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Battle of Kindau


The Battle of Kindau took place during the Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation. Involving Australian and Indonesian troops, the battle was the third in a series of successful ambushes between May and July 1965 launched by the 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, in Kalimantan. The ambushes were part of the wider Operation Claret which involved cross-border operations by British-Commonwealth units from bases in Sarawak, penetrating up to 10,000 yards into Indonesian territory with the aim of disrupting the movement and resupply of Indonesian forces and to keep them off balance. On 15 June 1965—three days after C Company, 3 RAR had its successful ambush at Sungei Koemba—a platoon from A ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Kalimantan, Indonesia

Part of: Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation