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Dutch New Guinea

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Dutch New Guinea

n
(Placename) a former name (until 1963) of Papua
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I•ri•an Ja•ya

(ˈɪər iˌɑn ˈdʒɑ yɑ)
n.
a province of Indonesia in the W part of the island of New Guinea: a Dutch territory until 1963. 1,173,875; ab. 159,000 sq. mi. (411,810 sq. km). Cap.: Jayapura. Also called West Irian. Formerly, Netherlands New Guinea , Dutch New Guinea.
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Paul Woodadge, a filmmaker, author and historian, said: "The image chosen actually depicts US troops disembarking from LCI(L) 30 at Dutch New Guinea in May 1944.
I grew up in the highlands of Dutch New Guinea, the first-born son of missionary parents and a library or bookstore simply was not an option.
78 Hollandia (Dutch New Guinea); 78B Hollandia--Photographic Annex
(5.) Netherlands Committee for International Nature Protection Report concerning the possibility of protecting the primitive natives, especially the mountain-Papuan-tribes in Dutch New Guinea (the English translation of the original Dutch report), Archive of the Netherlands Committee for International Nature Protection, Municipal Archives Amsterdam (hereafter MAA), inv no 1283, 172.
An article in the newspaper archives diverted Zuckoff's attention about five years ago from another book project to a remote valley in what was then Dutch New Guinea populated by primitive, cannibalistic natives.
Report on the freshwater fishes collected by the British Ornithologists' Union expedition and the Wollaston expedition in Dutch New Guinea. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London 20 (part 6, no.
The story begins in May 1945, at an Army airfield in Hollandia, Dutch New Guinea, immediately after the war has ended in Europe.
Army Air Force C-47 crashed into the side of a steep mountain on the island of Dutch New Guinea, killing all but three of the 24 passengers and crewmembers aboard: Lt.
In 1944, US forces dislodged the Japanese from the north coast, in what was then Dutch New Guinea. The Americans set up a base in Hollandia (now Jayapura).
He was in the first group of troops that attacked Tanah Merah Bay, Dutch New Guinea, and he personally directed the front line units that seized Hollandia.