VOC Historical Society, Perth (VOCHS)
VOC Historical Society, Perth (VOCHS)
The Society was formed in 2000 by a group of history enthusiasts that were: Concerned at the lack of general ...
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Koninklijke Nederlandsch-Indische Luchtvaart Maatschappij - KNILM
Koninklijke Nederlandsch-Indische Luchtvaart Maatschappij – KNILM
Koninklijke Nederlandsch-Indische Luchtvaart Maatschappij (in English: Royal Dutch Indies Airways) was the airline of the former Dutch East Indies. It ...
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Historic Maps of the explorers
Historic Maps of the explorers
Historical maps relevant to the mapping of Australia from 1521 onwards to 1814 by a great variety of European mapmakers ...
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Dutch Indonesian Association - Cairns
Dutch Indonesian Association – Cairns
Bambu Magazine In April 1995 a small group of Indische mensen' (people born in Indonesia), such as Rob Elstak, Eric ...
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Dutch ballerinas performing for WWII Allied troops
Dutch ballerinas performing for WWII Allied troops
Born as Maria Louisa Frederika, “Darja” Collin (November 19, 1902 – May 6, 1967) was a Dutch ballet dancer and ...
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Julius Tahija was one of the few NEI men who received the Netherlands highest military order.
Julius Tahija was one of the few NEI men who received the Netherlands highest military order.
Julius Tahija (13 July 1916 – 30 July 2002) was an Indonesian businessman, politician and soldier. He was a recipient ...
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Dutch fly in formation under Sydney Harbour Bridge - May 1942
Dutch fly in formation under Sydney Harbour Bridge – May 1942
Nicholas Dijkstra tells the story about flying in formation under the Sydney Harbour Bridge. In May 1942, two US 'Kittyhawks' ...
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Archaeological research NEI Camp Columbia Wacol Brisbane
Archaeological research NEI Camp Columbia Wacol Brisbane
When the Japanese invaded Netherlands East Indie (NEI) in 1942, most members of the NEI Government had been able to ...
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Dick van Leer, People Lover and Entrepreneur
Dick van Leer, People Lover and Entrepreneur
Hans Fanoy and Jeltje Fanoy (nee Boer) with their children when visiting Australia. Not long ago, a book was published ...
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Dutch Windmill The Lilly - Amelup Western Australia
Dutch Windmill The Lilly – Amelup Western Australia
Pleun Hitzert left 's-Gravendeel in 1980 with his wife Hennie and his daughters. Here he built a piece of 'Hoeksche ...
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Joris Ivens - Doco Indonesia Calling
Joris Ivens – Doco Indonesia Calling
Ivens came to Australia in early 1945 as the Netherlands East Indies(NEI) Film Commissioner, to document the re-colonisation effort of ...
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Samuel Jacob - Merauke, a plane crash and the ‘White Australia Policy’
Samuel Jacob – Merauke, a plane crash and the ‘White Australia Policy’
Samuel Jacob, born in Ambon was a headmaster in Merauke, Dutch New Guinea a job he combined with being a ...
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DACC Paper-based ARCHIVES
DACC Paper-based ARCHIVES
The Dutch Australian Cultural Centre was founded in 1983 and gives as its aims and objectives in its mission statement, ...
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Wrak Amerikaans vliegdekschip uit WOII gevonden in zee Australië 7-3-2018
Wrak Amerikaans vliegdekschip uit WOII gevonden in zee Australië 7-3-2018
Wrak Amerikaans vliegdekschip uit WOII gevonden in zee Australië ...
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Video – The City of Jakarta (Batavia), before 1935 – Tempo Doeloe Jakarta
Explore Batavia, (now Jakarta(, in the years before independence, and travel through the streets of this fabled city, experiencing the ...
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SBS Video – Malabar-Kootwijk uitzending van SBS6 (with Eng. subs)
90 years ago, on May 5, 1923, the telegraph connection between the Netherlands and the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) ...
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SBS Video – Peter FitzSimons Talks Batavia 5-4-2016
Peter Fitzsimons with a gruesome tale from Australia's maritime history, taken from ABC Conversations with Richard Fidler. This is a ...
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Video – Hollandia 1960 -1962 Nederlands Nieuw Guinea
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SBS Video – The Duyfken before it leaves Sydney on 3-4-12 for Queensland
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SBS Video – Broome March 1942 – Pilot Henk Hasselo and Navigator Frits van Hulsen remember. 8-3-2012
For many years it was a forgotten day in the Dutch and Australian history books.This year a few of the ...
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SBS Video – First contact memorial the Duyfken – 30-5-2013
The "First Contact Memorial" was unveiled in Mapoon (QLD) on 27 May 2013 by Australian and Dutch officials. It was ...
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SBS Video – Peter FitzSimons at SBS Radio/Dutch about his book Batavia 29-3-2011
How much Dutch and Australian history are intertwined is clear from an entertaining interview Peter gave to SBS Radio /Dutch ...
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SBS Video – Broome honours the fallen and survivors of 1942 – 7-3-2012
3 March 1942, the Japanese attack on Broome. 70 years later the WA government, Federal Australian, Dutch and American governments ...
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Misprint in Indonesian independence and KLM stamps
Misprint in Indonesian independence and KLM stamps
This is an interesting Indonesian stamp album. It is commemorating the first anniversary of the Indonesian revolutionaries declaration of independence ...
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The Dutch at Archerfield Airport, Brisbane
The Dutch at Archerfield Airport, Brisbane
Australian and Dutch history meet at Archerfield Airport in Brisbane. During WWII this airfield played a critical role for the ...
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Dutch and American service women at Yeronga Camp Brisbane 1943
Dutch and American service women at Yeronga Camp Brisbane 1943
Michael Macklin Dutch military units moved to Brisbane to serve the NEI Government-in-Exile. A Women’s Army Corps lived at Wacol ...
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Netherlands East Indies Transport Squadron Archerfield Airport Brisbane 1947
Netherlands East Indies Transport Squadron Archerfield Airport Brisbane 1947
Dutch NEITS leaving early 1947Dutchies on the plane. Archerfield staff in front of the plane ...
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British expansion in Australia threatened Dutch ports in the East Indies.
British expansion in Australia threatened Dutch ports in the East Indies.
At the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, Britain together with its other allies defeated France. After the victory Britain went ...
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Dutch Australian History – Dutch East Indies and WWII
Dutch Australian History – Dutch East Indies and WWII
Japanese invade Netherlands East Indies (NEI) – 20.000 Dutch people fled to Australia (most of Indonesian decent or from mixed ...
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