P-51 Mustang
P-51 Mustang
The North American Aviation P-51 Mustang is an American long-range, single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used during World War II and the Korean War, among other conflicts. The fighter plane was the main asset of 122 Squadron.
122sqn
122sqn

122 NEI Squadron Medan 1946 - 1950

To have air support on Sumatra and to replace the RAF Spitfire unit stationed on Polonia, Medan. 122 Sqn was established in Tjililitan on 1 November 1946.

122sqn portraits
122sqn portraits
Individual portraits (~40) of known crew of 122sqn, 17 VARWA C.
The database contains ~ 70 names (may 2020).

List of names on the 122(NEI)sqn Crew page
122sqn crew
122sqn crew

The majority of 122 squadron crew members are not known. By estimation there must have been more then 200 people involved.

122(NEI)Sqn Crew page
17 VARWA (C-patrol)
17 VARWA (C-patrol)
VARWA= 'Verkennings & Artillerie Waarneming'
Reconnaissance & Artillery Sighting

The squadron was equipped with Piper Cup L4J aircraft.
Moved to Sumtra end 1946 and stationed at Palembang (A-Patr), Padang (B-patr) and Medan (C-patr + staff).

17 VARWA
crash van daalen
crash van daalen
van Daalen, L.C. - Leo
sergeant
pilot /observer

flew one of the first first P51 to Medan 12 november 1946

Crashed H-339 on 30-05-1947
Lijst gevallenen 122sqn
KNIL / KL
KNIL / KL
Forces on the ground where important for the squadron

* Jul '47 Operation: "Product"
* Dec '48 Operation 'Kraai'
Army Sumatra
Army Sumatra
Army units served on Sumatra 1945 - 1950
TTC Noord, TTC Midden, TTC Zuid
POW camps Japan
POW camps Japan
Tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog werden in Oost-Azië in de periode maart 1942 - augustus 1945 ongeveer 41.000 Nederlandse krijgs­gevangenen geïnterneerd.
Hell Ships
Hell Ships
The Japanese deployed a large number of ships for the transport of prisoners of war (and some small groups of civilians) by sea. Some ships made multiple trips.

List of Sea transports
Contractpensions
Contractpensions
In maart 1950, vlak na de soevereiniteitsoverdracht aan Indonesië, besloot het kabinet-Drees dat alle ontheemde gezinnen zelf voor hun tijdelijke opvang in NL moesten betalen.
In tegenstelling tot de tijdelijk uitgezonden, witte Nederlanders die als repatrianten tussen 1946 en 1949 waren opgevangen.
Mongolia
Mongolia
I lived in Mongolia between 2003 and 2008. Really beautifull.

Map: http://u.osmfr.org/m/389656/