Herdenking – 75th Anniversary of World War II Augustus 15, 1945 – Augustus 15, 2020

First Los Angeles Herdenking – 30th Anniversary August 15, 1990 – August 15, 2020 Message from the Comité 15 Augustus 1945: After thoughtful consideration of the restrictions and guidelines in place as a result of COVID-19, the Comité 15 Augustus 1945 is disappointed to announce that both the Commemoration Ceremony/Herdenking’s Ceremonie and the Freedom Ball/Bevrijdingsbal…

Something new is coming

The Indo Project (TIP) turned 10 in 2019. We are celebrating this milestone with a makeover. OUR MISSION STATEMENT: The Indo Project is dedicated to the preservation, promotion, and celebration of Indo culture as well as its history through education, unification and raising public awareness. Yes, TIP will have a new visual identity to complement…

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 posthumous Mobilization War Cross from Consul General Gerbert Kunst at the Dutch Consulate in San Francisco. The…

2019 Annual “Herdenkingsdag” Commemoration – Los Angeles

On Saturday, August 10, 2019, The Indo Project board member, Eric Morgan, was honored to lay a wreath on behalf of The Indo Project at the annual commemoration ceremonies ‘Herdenking Ceremony,’ which was held at the National Cemetery of Los Angeles. Approximately fifty people came together out of respect for the fallen forces and civilians…

Mobilisatie-Oorlogskruis

The Mobilisatie-Oorlogskruis, a medal awarded by the Netherlands for military service during World War II.   THIS IS AN ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FAMILY MEMBERS OF K.N.I.L. SOLDIERS WHO DIED DURING WWII IN ASIA OR DURING THE BERSIAP PERIOD IN THE FORMER DUTCH EAST INDIES. THEY MIGHT QUALIFY FOR THE MOBILISATIE-OORLOGSKRUIS MEDAL FROM THE DUTCH GOVERNMENT. Lieutenant…