vergeten verhaal van een onwankelbare liefde in oorlogstijd

Roman van Charles den Tex en Anneloes Timmerije, gebaseerd op het prachtige, waargebeurde verhaal van Lienke en Guus Hagers. [verschijnt 9 september]
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Warong (food stall) in Batavia (Jakarta) 1915

Old postcard from the old Dutch East Indies Jakarta was known as Batavia in that time. But I do love those old pictures!

The Dutch Colonial Army was the main defense against the Japanese invading the Netherlands East Indies during World War II. In December 1941, Dutch forces in Indonesia numbered around 85,000 troops, a combination of European and indigenous regular soldiers, locally organized militia, territorial guard units and civilian volunteers.

The Dutch Colonial Army was the main defense against the Japanese invading the…

The Campaign in the Dutch East Indies, April – September 1944: American infantry advance behind a Sherman tank on the island of Biak. On Biak the Americans encounted stiff opposition and the island was not taken until August 1944

The Campaign in the Dutch East Indies, April - September American infantry advance behind a Sherman tank on the island of Biak. On Biak the Americans encounted stiff opposition and the island was not taken until August 1944

war and social upheaval: World War II Indonesia Dutch East Indies internment

World War II: Indonesia (Dutch East Indies): Japanese Internment of Dutch Civilians

The surrender of the Dutch East Indies to the Japanese at Kalidjati military airport.

Signs appear in the Netherlands saying ‘Forbidden for Jews’ or ‘Jews Not Wanted’.

Nederlands-Indië http://www.tweedewereldoorlog.nl/themas/nederlands-indie/ds-Indië

Nederlands-Indië http://www.tweedewereldoorlog.nl/themas/nederlands-indie/ds-Indië

Okd Surabaya postcards

Album of the Surabaya Association of Sugar Producers humus

▶ A Journey through Indonesia, before 1940 - YouTube

Explore Indonesia, just before the final years of colonial rule, cross the equator and take a poetic journey to the far away Island in Indonesia.

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