Papua

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the southeastern part of Papua New Guinea

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The "Tapiro" and the British Ornithologists' Union Expedition to Dutch New Guinea, 1910-1911', in M.
His decorations included the Combat Infantryman's Badge; Silver Star for gallantry in leading his troops in the Dutch New Guinea invasion; the Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster; the Bronze Star with oak leaf cluster; and four campaign ribbons.
In 1951, she and her mother moved to Dutch New Guinea (now Irian Jaya).
The first part to be colonized was Dutch New Guinea, West Papua in 1828 (though this remained a mere legal claim for a long time) and the last the New Hebrides in 1906 as a French and English Condominium.
When Hollandia was taken the detachment there assumed responsibility for Dutch New Guinea while the Oro Bay detachment looked after Papua and New Guinea.
Rebels from the Free Papua Movement, known as OPM, have staged a long-running guerrilla campaign against Indonesian control of the former Dutch New Guinea, which borders Papua New Guinea.
The men died in Dutch New Guinea and fierce fighting on the Philippine Islands.
In 1963, Dutch New Guinea was finally returned to Indonesia.
The Dutch East Indies, which ran from Aceh in the west to Dutch New Guinea in the east, was one of the largest empires of its day.
Australia also objected to Indonesia's incorporation of Dutch New Guinea and quietly supported a failed Western-backed rebellion against the central government.
Other chapters discuss German commercialisation of collecting (Rainer Buschmann), the relation of photography and ethnographic collecting (Elizabeth Edwards), the British Ornithologists' Union Expedition to Dutch New Guinea (Chris Ballard) and the A.
Many of the prisoners were ordered to march from Wewak through the coastal jungle toward Hollandia, 300 kilometres to the west, just inside the border of Dutch New Guinea.
The rebels have staged a long-running guerrilla campaign against Indonesian control of the former Dutch New Guinea, which borders Papua New Guinea.
The thorny question of Dutch New Guinea (Irian Jaya) was put aside for later.
Nelson's son Michael was dispatched to Dutch New Guinea in 1961, ostensibly to collect "primitive art" from indigenous peoples of the remote rain-forest region; simultaneously, Standard Oil of New Jersey (later Exxon) won joint mineral exploration rights there with Royal Dutch Shell.