Join Herdenking 2020 Choir

  NOTE: Updated by TIP on 3/28/2020 10:45 am Do you love to sing? The Herdenking’s Choir needs you! This is a special opportunity to join the choir as they sing for the 75th anniversary of the end of… Read More

Mobilization War Cross Medal Presented Posthumously To Antonie Heystek

Speech: Inez Hollander, Photos: William Lee, January, 2020, San Francisco, CA, USA On January 13th, 2020, Antonie Heystek (sergeant in the Dutch East Indies Colonial Army and member of the militia in Eastern Java during WWII), received a… Read More

Purchase Sounds of Origins DVD Now

The Sounds of Origins was a wonderful TIP event this year! Now, you can experience this wonderful documentary by Hetty in your own home, share with your family members and friends. The Indo Project’s TIPTalk Series presented Hetty… Read More

Celebration of Life for Jos Smith

Jos Smit Celebration of Life, Saturday April 28th. This celebration of life event was held at the Avio, the long standing Dutch Social Club in Anaheim, CA. While it may not have been the ‘happiest place on earth’,… Read More

Sumatra Railway.

By Jan Krancher Book:  Ambushed under the Southern Cross Author:  Capt. George W. Duffy Highly decorated Capt. George W. Duffy has authored the book “Ambushed under the Southern Cross . . . The Making of an American Merchant… Read More

Pearl Harbor Remembered.

By Bianca Dias-Halpert USS Wichita (CA-45)  Ship’s Chief Petty Officers listen to the radio broadcast of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s address to the Congress requesting a declaration of War against the Axis powers, circa 8 December 1941.  Note… Read More

Paatje Boon.

By Sylvia Boon Couto, daughter Name:  William Boon Born:    December 17, 1917, Java, Dutch East Indies Died:    June 10, 2011, California, USA POW:   Camp Tjimahi, West Java, Nov 20 , 1942 camp 4e Bataljon The… Read More

The Last Nyonya.

By Bianca Dias-Halpert, Washington, USA An article appeared in the magazine NOW! Bali August 2010 about a Dutch lady who has lived in Indonesia her entire life.  They were kind enough to let me share their findings with… Read More

Doc Hekking.

By Bianca Dias-Halpert, USA Heroes are lost in the annals of history.   Doc Hekking and the incredible bond with his fellow POW’s  is an inspirational story that awaits rediscovery in the Indo community and beyond. The boys… Read More

Who Remembers Us.

By Helen Buiskool, North Carolina, USA I’m so excited to now be able to learn more about my heritage, thanks to The Indo project. It is long overdue for many of us of my generation who have hungered… Read More