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…

Why Memorial On 15th Of August?

The Netherlands was liberated on May 5th, 1945. On that date, however, there was no liberation of the Dutch East Indies, a former colony of The Netherlands.  The Japanese continued to occupy the Dutch East Indies, as well as other parts of Asia, for months, after the liberation of Europe.  The (National) Memorial festivities on…

“The Story of the Netherlands East Indies” is now online!

Note: Unfortunately this exhibit is no longer being shown but links within this article will take you to various resources.  The Indies Commemoration Center has made its remarkable museum exhibit entitled, “The Story of the Netherlands East Indies” available online. The actual exhibit, which has been a huge success, is currently located at the Bronbeek Estate…