Various websites and images relating to the Netherlands East Indies and the KNIL (Koninklijk Nederlands Indisch Leger or Royal Netherlands Indies Army), the Dutch colonial army in the Netherlands East Indies (present day Indonesia).


Welcome to the Forgotten Campaign: The Dutch East Indies Campaign 1941-1942 website
http://www.geocities.com/dutcheastindies/

Welcome to KNIL-history!
Koninklijk Nederlandsch Indisch Leger
Royal Netherlands East Indies Army
http://groups.msn.com/KNIL-history

Overvalwagens!
Kaleidoscope of military vehicles of the Dutch East and West Indies before 1945
http://www.overvalwagen.com/

World War II Armed Forces – Orders of Battle and Organizations by Dr. Leo Niehorster
Kingdom of the Netherlands Armed Forces
http://www.orbat.com/site/ww2/drleo/...lands/__nl.htm

Welkom Bij De Tijger Brigade op Midden Java 1946 - 1949
(Tiger Brigade in Post-WWII Netherlands East Indies - Central Java)
http://members.lycos.co.uk/tigerbrigade/

Dutch Re-enactment site
http://www.livinghistory.nl/


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http://www.netherlandsnavy.nl/

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KNIL Recruiting Poster

Following photos from website: Het KNIL - Een Historisch Document, Hendrik Engelen (1914 - 1984) Soldaat in het Koninklijk Nederlands Indisch Leger http://home.wish.net/~mmann/fotos3.htm


KNIL Group Photo


KNIL Infantry Training in Netherlands East Indies
KNIL infantry training in the Netherlands East Indies prior to World War II. The Madsen can be seen in the middle foreground. Behind are troops armed with Mannlicher M95 bolt-action rifles.


KNIL infantry training in the Netherlands East Indies prior to World War II.


KNIL infantry training in the Netherlands East Indies prior to World War II.

Various Weaponry used by the KNIL:


Madsen Light Machine Gun
This is the version as used in the Netherlands East Indies. Photo provided by Mr. Eric Nuyt


Madsen Light Machine Gun
A close up of the type used in the Netherlands East Indies. Photo provided by Mr. Eric Nuyt.


Solothurn S18-1000 Anti-Tank Rifle 2


Dutch light tank - British built Vickers Model 1936 - known as "Dutchmen" to the British. Taken on parade at the Koningsplein in Batavia (Jakarta), Java 31 Aug 1941


British built Vickers Model 1936


Dutch light tank - British built Vickers Model 1936 - Netherlands East Indies


Dutch Marmon Harrington Light Tanks as used in Netherlands East Indies

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