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Several days ago on November 10th 1945, the wrecked car of AWS Mallaby at Surabaya, in front of Internatio building, behind the republican banner. (Source: imperial war museum)

Dutch Marines in the Indonesian War of Independence Circa 1945 [640x477]

from Polyvore

Indonesian Independence Day 17th of August

"Indonesian Independence Day 17th of August" by defivirdavp ❤ liked on Polyvore


The week in pictures: 21 August 2015

Indonesian men in teams of 4 try to climb to the top of a greased pole called a panjat pinang in order to get to the prizes tied to the top on August 17, 2015 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Cities and villages across Indonesia celebrated the country's 70th anniversary of Independence with traditional games, and music, and flag raising ceremonies.

from the Guardian

Photo highlights of the day: Bangkok cleanup and swimming with sardines in Seoul

<strong>Kalimantan, Indonesia </strong>The<strong> </strong>Indonesian Navy blows up a foreign fishing vessel caught fishing illegally in Indonesian waters. According to media reports, Indonesia has sunk foreign boats across the country as part of an ongoing push to stop illegal fishing and marking the 70th independence day celebrations

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Jamaica 1962 SG 188 Independence Overprint Fine Used

Jamaica Independence stamp, Jamaica 1962 SG 188 Independence Overprint Fine Mint SG 188 Scott 188 Other Stamps of the west Indies


Indonesian President Achmed Sukarno (1902-70) poses with his family, his wife, their son Guntur and daughter Megawati at their home shortly after he was elected president in 1945. Sukarno was Indonesia's first president (1945-66) when Indonesia was granted independence in 1945.