indonesia during wwii - Google Search

indonesia during wwii - Google Search

12 Jan 42: After mounting a brief, but fierce resistance, the outnumbered Koninklijk Nederlands Indisch Leger (Royal Netherlands East Indies Army, or KNIL) on the island of Tarakan in the Netherlands East Indies surrenders to the Japanese. All Dutch POWs are executed in retaliation for the destruction of the oil installations there. #WWII #History

12 Jan 42: After mounting a brief, but fierce resistance, the outnumbered Koninklijk Nederlands Indisch Leger (Royal Netherlands East Indies Army, or KNIL) on the island of Tarakan in the Netherlands East Indies surrenders to the Japanese. All Dutch POWs are executed in retaliation for the destruction of the oil installations there. #WWII #History

Japanese war crimes occurred in China, Korea, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) and other Asian countries during the period of WWII II. Some of the incidents have also been described as an Asian Holocaust. Historians and governments of some countries hold Japanese military forces and especially Emperor Hirohito, responsible for killings and other crimes committed against millions of civilians and prisoners of war.

Japanese war crimes occurred in China, Korea, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) and other Asian countries during the period of WWII II. Some of the incidents have also been described as an Asian Holocaust. Historians and governments of some countries hold Japanese military forces and especially Emperor Hirohito, responsible for killings and other crimes committed against millions of civilians and prisoners of war.

Documentary research and hundreds of interviews with POWs on three continents, book re-creates the experience of Allied POWs of the Second World War in the Pacific -- British, Australian, American and Dutch. The Japanese army took over 140,000 military prisoners, and one in four died at the hands of their captors. Drawing directly on the vivid memories of the survivors, the the reader is brought close to the atrocities of the Burma--Siam railway and the Bataan death march.

Documentary research and hundreds of interviews with POWs on three continents, book re-creates the experience of Allied POWs of the Second World War in the Pacific -- British, Australian, American and Dutch. The Japanese army took over 140,000 military prisoners, and one in four died at the hands of their captors. Drawing directly on the vivid memories of the survivors, the the reader is brought close to the atrocities of the Burma--Siam railway and the Bataan death march.

1945 - Bersiap. Chaotic period in Indonesia with national revolution, following WWII. The Dutch came over "to restore order". My father wanted to go, but (fortunately...) he was far too short to become a soldier (1,50 m).

1945 - Bersiap. Chaotic period in Indonesia with national revolution, following WWII. The Dutch came over "to restore order". My father wanted to go, but (fortunately...) he was far too short to become a soldier (1,50 m).

1915. Gezicht op de Oudegracht te Utrecht met aan weerszijden werven en op de achtergrond de Weesbrug en de Domtoren.

1915. Gezicht op de Oudegracht te Utrecht met aan weerszijden werven en op de achtergrond de Weesbrug en de Domtoren.

Het beroemde Hotel Des Indes in Batavia heette ooit Hotel Rotterdam, maar dankzij Multatuli...

Het beroemde Hotel Des Indes in Batavia heette ooit Hotel Rotterdam, maar dankzij Multatuli...

Indo-European brother and sister, Dutch East Indies, 1931

Indo-European brother and sister, Dutch East Indies, 1931

Perempatan Tugu, 1925 Jogyakarta

Perempatan Tugu, 1925 Jogyakarta

Java Night-Limited. Circa 1930s travel poster for Java, Dutch East Indies.

Java Night-Limited. Circa 1930s travel poster for Java, Dutch East Indies.

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