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Full title: ‘You Engage and Then You See’ - The Battle of the Java Sea from a Japanese Perspective

By Dr. W.G.J. Remmelink, 2019, in: Militaire Spectator, volume 188-3, p 112-121


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This paper has been presented by Willem Remmelink at the launch of the English translation of the Senshi Sosho volume 26 on September 24th. 2018 in Leiden. The translation and editing of the volume was done with the project support and funding of The Corts Foundation.

The volume concerns especially the battle of the Java Sea in 1942, where the allied navy, under the command of the Dutch naval officer Karel Doorman, was defeated by the invading Japanese war ships. The volume shows the Japanese perspective of this naval battle and thus is important to WWII historians world wide. 

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