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People from Central Java: Leonardus Benjamin Moerdani, Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Sarwo Edhie Wibowo, Ahmad Yani, Gatot Soebroto, Iwan Tirta

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Leonardus Benjamin Moerdani, Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Sarwo Edhie Wibowo, Gatot Soebroto, Ahmad Yani, Syahrir, Sudirman, S. K. Trimurti, Siti Hartinah, Siswondo Parman, Mangunwijaya, Dulmatin, Jan Toorop, Sutoyo Siswomiharjo, Soeprapto, Ulil Abshar Abdalla, Budiman Sudjatmiko, Hermawan Susanto, Ernst Herman Van Rappard, Ali ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Leonardus Benjamin Moerdani, Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Sarwo Edhie Wibowo, Gatot Soebroto, Ahmad Yani, Syahrir, Sudirman, S. K. Trimurti, Siti Hartinah, Siswondo Parman, Mangunwijaya, Dulmatin, Jan Toorop, Sutoyo Siswomiharjo, Soeprapto, Ulil Abshar Abdalla, Budiman Sudjatmiko, Hermawan Susanto, Ernst Herman Van Rappard, Ali Sastroamidjojo, Widodo Adi Sutjipto, Endriartono Sutarto, Wilopo, Yahya Muhaimin, Hasyim Asy'ari. Excerpt: General Ahmad Yani (19 June 1922 - 1 October 1965) was the commander of the Indonesian Army , and was killed by members of the 30 September Movement during an attempt to kidnap him from his house.Early life Ahmad Yani was born in Jenar, Purworejo, Central Java on 19 June 1922 to the Wongsoredjo family, a family that worked at a sugar factory run by a Dutch owner. In 1927, Yani moved with his family to Batavia , where his father now worked for a Dutch General. At Batavia, Yani worked his way through primary and secondary education. In 1940, Yani left high school to undergo compulsory military service in the army of the Dutch East Indies colonial government. He studied military topography in Malang , East Java , but this education was interrupted by the arrival of the invading Japanese in 1942. At the same time, Yani and his family moved back to Central Java.In 1943, he joined the Japanese sponsored Peta (Defenders of the Motherland) army, and underwent further training in Magelang. After completing this training, Yani enlisted to be trained as a Peta platoon commander and was transferred to Bogor , West Java to receive his training. Upon completion, he was sent back to Magelang as an instructor.Career with the Indonesian Military Col. Yani leading a briefing on 12 April 1958 during Operation August 17 After Independence Yani joined the army of the fledglin...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781156722145
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/23/2010
  • Pages: 26
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.05 (d)

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