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…

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

Women and children in an internment camp during the Japanese occupation of the Dutch East Indies. For more than three years women and children live in the filthy, overcrowded Japanese internment camp Tjideng in a part of Batavia which has been sectioned off. Print More Sharing ServicesShare | Share on facebookShare on myspaceShare on twitter

The return to Amsterdam of the second expedition to the East Indies, 19 July Hendrik Cornelisz.

The Dutch East India Company was a chartered company established in when the States General of the Netherlands granted it a monopoly to carry out colonial activities in Asia. It is often considered to have been the first multinational corpor

Royal Netherlands Indies Army pin - Koninklijk Nederlands Indisch Leger, K.N.I.L…

Royal Netherlands Indies Army pin - Koninklijk Nederlands Indisch Leger, K.N.I.L…

Pinterest
Search