Netherlands East Indies

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Royal Netherlands East Indies Army Air Force
... The Military Aviation of the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (Militaire Luchtvaart van het Koninklijk Nederlands-Indisch Leger, ML-KNIL) was the name used ...
Anthony Luteyn - Start of World War II
... Luteyn was born at Batavia, Dutch East Indies ... At the outbreak of World War II in the Netherlands, Luteyn was a cadet of the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (Koninklijk Nederlands Indisch Leger, KNIL) at the Dutch ... The majority of officers who didn't give their word of honour were officers of the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army, arguing that according to their ...
Commanders Of World War II - Military Commanders - Allied Powers - Netherlands
... Battle of the Netherlands Was Commander-in-Chief of the Netherlands army during the Battle of the Netherlands ... Netherlands East Indies campaign Battle of Java (1942) Commander of the ABDA land forces in early 1942 ... Netherlands East Indies campaign Commander of the ABDA Naval forces in 1942 ...
Cross For Courage And Fidelity
... Fidelity is a military award that was established by Queen Emma of the Netherlands by Royal Decree on 7 March 1898 ... limited prestige and status according to the Netherlands government ... The cross is the second highest award of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, preceded only by the Military William Order ...
Royal Netherlands East Indies Army
... The Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (Koninklijk Nederlands Indisch Leger KNIL) was the military force maintained by the Netherlands in its colony of the Netherlands East Indies (also known as the Dutch East Indies ... The KNIL's air arm was the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army Air Force ... Elements of the Royal Netherlands Navy were also stationed in the Netherlands East Indies ...

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