Monthly Archives: February 2009

THE KAREL DOORMAN MONUMENT – SOERABAJA, A MEMORY OF THE BATTLE OF JAVA SEA 1942

“Ik val aan, volgt mij!” Rear Admiral K.W.F.M. Doorman on The Battle of Java Sea 27th February 1942 ON MISSION Front Facade Rear Facade: The 915 soldiers who perished in the Battle of Java Sea Crews of “De Ruyter” in rear facade of The Karel Doorman Monument The Karel Doorman Monument has been established in […]

THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF JAN TOOROP: DECODING THE MOSAIC ON PREMISES OF ALGEMEENE MAATSCHAPPIJ VAN LEVENSVERZEKERING EN LIJFRENTE – SOERABAJA

“He slept and dreamed a second time: and suddenly seven heads of grain came up on one stalk, plump and good. Then behold, seven thin heads, blighted by east wind, sprang up after them” Genesis 41: 5-6 ON MISSION Although the “Algemeene Maatschappij van Levensverzekering En Lijfrente” (General Company of Life Insurance and Annuities) has […]