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The Forgotten War -- Dutch Martin Bombers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,870. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
One of the the first twin-engined all-metal US bombers in the inter-war years built for the USAAC was already obsolete when ordered by the Dutch KNIL to help stem the Japanese invasion of the Dutch East Indies. Not used operationally by the US This was the only time this machine used in combat and ML KNIL crews put up a courageous fight in this theate, the 'Forgotten War'. This is their story...
Otto and the Hunt for Mal Goue
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,450. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Otto DeGraff becomes a stowaway on a sailing ship in search of Mal Goue, the mythical artifact that turns dirt into gold. Along the way, Otto stumbles into the biggest act of treason in the history of the Dutch East India Company. Join Otto on his adventure, starting with a daring escape and ending in an epic sword duel on the deck of the Pirate King’s ship.
The Rose of Cikembang
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
First published in 1927 as Bunga Roos dari Tjikembang, Kwee Tek Hoay’s The Rose of Cikembang is an excellent example of the so-called peranakan literature of the Netherlands East Indies that flourished between 1900 and the Japanese Occupation beginning in 1942. Highly sentimental in tone, the novel is rich in many of the controversial themes that Kwee was famous for.