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De Haan publications

National archivist F. de Haan has published impressive works at the beginning of the 20th century and formed the archive map collection.


The Corts Foundation rescanned four volumes 'Priangan' and three volumes 'Oud Batavia' and made them fully searchable and also online published the map collection at ANRI in Jakarta.



Read more ...
- article Priangan
- article Oud Batavia
- article Map collection

And also ...

- article Corpus Diplomaticum 



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Peter C. Boer

De jachtvliegtuigen, Army Cooperation- en lesvliegtuigen van de Militaire Luchtvaart KNIL 1945-1950

De Bataafsche Leeuw, 2009

380 pages  ISBN 978-90-6707-649-4


This book in the Dutch language encompasses three chapters with an introduction of the return of the Military Airforce of the Royal Netherlands Indian Army (ML/KNIL) from Australia to the former Netherlands Indies in 1945 and 1946, including the reorganization and build-up to a complete Royal Arms of the Airforce.
Part 1 describes fighters and fighter squadrons and deploying Noorduyn AT 16 Harvard-trainers. Part 2 describes deploying Piper L-4J Cub and Taylorcraft L-2M Army C-operation planes and the 17th. VARWA Squadron. Part 3 focuses on the Common Wealth CA-6 Wackett and describes the setup of the courses of the Elementary Training school (“EOS”) of the Central Flight school (CVS) of the ML/KNIL.



The Corts Foundation

is a Dutch non profit organization that uses the legacy of Kees Corts to perform history and archive projects concerning the former Dutch Indies, especially the period of the Dutch East India company, and end of the colonial period during World War II.





Jakarta, Indonesia
Bangkok, Thailand


In particular:
Christiaan G. van Anrooij Fonds
 Engelbert van Bevervoorde-Van Heyst Fonds



In particular:
Isaac Alfred Ailion Foundation







Arsip Nasional Republik Indonesia





National Institute for Military History 





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by 24 Dec. 2013