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The Course of Empire

480

The nationalist movement seemed to be getting out of its leaders’ control. At Surabaya 1,600 British troops were attacked by large Javanese forces. Soekarno appealed for a cease-fire.

Fighting flared anew in The Netherlands East Indies last week. The nationalist movement seemed to be getting out of its leaders’ control. At Surabaya 1,600 British troops, attacked by large Javanese forces, well armed with Jap equipment, including tanks, had some 100 casualties. President Soekarno of the “Indonesian Republic” flew…

Dutch Hisses

140

At an international conference in Louvain, 200 Dutch Nationalists staged an anti-Belgium riot.

At an international conference in Louvain, 200 Dutch Nationalists staged an anti-Belgium riot. They threw stones, hissed, unfolded Orange banners, cried “Long Live Wilhelmina! Down with Belgium!”

Belgians returned the stones and entered into a vocal contest with the Dutch by shouting their Brabançonne. (national anthem).

Although present-day Belgium was known…

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