Japan Invaded Dutch East Indies

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The Japanese Empire occupied Indonesia, also known as The Dutch East Indies, after the Japanese navy and army overran Dutch and allied forces. The occupation ended 347 years of Dutch colonial presence in Indonesia.

Most in Indonesia was optimistic and some even joyfully welcomed the Japanese as liberators from their Dutch colonial masters.

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