Soerabaja


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Soerabaja

(ˌsʊərəˈbaɪə)
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(Placename) the former spelling of Surabaya
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Tuned to 190, 194 and 197 MHz, the jamming pattern covered the Imperial Japanese Navy Type 12 air search radars and Mark IV searchlight radars that were protecting the Japanese naval base at Soerabaja, Java.
This cartridge was produced both in the Netherlands and at the Pyrotechniche Werkplants Soerabaja (present day Surabaja, Indonesia) and it appears that with the introduction of smokeless powder, some ammunition was loaded with cases 23mm in length.
One of the visitors had his heart set on the Aurora Biograph, which was giving shows in a "permanent tent" located just north of the courthouse in the commercial and entertainment district of Pasar Besar, a structure constructed a little more than a year earlier and owned by a local Armenian cinema entrepreneur (Nieuwe Soerabaja Courant, 11 September 1908).
My personal nostalgia for steam locomotives finds me excited by the sight of a double-header crossing a long bridge across a cultivated valley on the line from Batavia to Soerabaja (p.
11 "Verslag omtrent de 27 Mei 1904 in de afdeeling Sidoardjo der residentie Soerabaja voorgevallen onlusten", MR 1905 no.
presence in trouble spots and facilitate cooperation with British and Dutch forces in the event of war with Japan; abandoned his headquarters at Cavite in the Philippines and escaped to Soerabaja (Surabaja) on Java (December 25, 1941); commander of all Allied naval forces in the Far East (January 1942); he was replaced by Dutch Adm.
The F-13As ranged across Java, mapping the island and towns of Batavia and Soerabaja for a month before returning to Guam.
The arguments are fresh, the stories full of colour, and, through Van Mook and beyond Van Mook, there is much to be learned--about Malang of the hero's childhood; Soerabaja of his HBS; Delft, Leiden, and Amsterdam of the drunken lustrums (Van Mook looks sober in the picture); his student politics, his student theatre, and his marriage; his time in the Indies as an ambitious ambtenaar; Semarang, Jogjakarta of the nineteen-thirties; and finally Batavia, where Van Mook had risen to the top of the Indies hierarchy, Toean naik pangkat, as the family baboe commented.
Worth of mention among these is Bestemming Soerabaja, written and edited by journalist Ilse Akkermans (1972), on the basis of letters and diaries written on the spot by her father Harry Akkermans (1927), and supplemented by extensive recent interviews.
Among them, I found two novels featuring proletarian concerns: one written in 1934, Berdjoang (Striving), a surreal story about a group of Chinese men who leave Soerabaja and establish a self-sustaining community in the jungle of Borneo which recalls the penal colony of Boven Digoel; (8) the other is the aforementioned Merah relating the plight of cigarette factory workers in Koedoes through the voice of its protagonist, a young Javanese aristocrat-turned-labour activist who is accused of causing agitation among the workers and is subsequently banished to Digoel.
In vijftig bladzijden worden hun lotgevallen gevolgd: als planter, als zeeman, als baggeraar in Batavia en Soerabaja, als technici in suikerfabrieken en olie-industrie, als KNILsoldaat (beloond met de Militaire Willems Orde).
Hij noemt hierbij ook een brief van medio 1949 van de prins aan generaal Douglas MacArthur, de Amerikaanse opperbevelhebber in het Verre Oosten, waarin hij de VS na de soevereiniteitsoverdracht medegebruik van de marinebasis Soerabaja aanbood.