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ACEH WAR - TEUKU UMAR, Een Herinnering aan 24 Mei 1897.
S.I. [Amsterdam], "Het Vaderland", 1937 Large folio, four-folded. In-plano. [4]pp. portraits in text.
A special issue of a dutch daily "Het Vaderland", dated 22 May 1937, containing a number of essays commemmorating the defection of "Toekoe Djohan Pahlawan, Panglima Prang Besar", Hoeloebalang of Lepong, better known as Teuku Umar for short, originally an important acehnese Ally to the dutch, who defectet to the Acehnese 'rebels, together' with his well-armed troops on 24th of May 1897, thus causing a heavy strategic military and political blow to dutch morale. Very well preserved. Rare.

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- GEMILANG 139: ATJIH! ATJEH! ATSJIN! (History, The War, The Acehnese and the Dutch (2014).
- GEMILANG 173: Sumatera/Sumatra (incl. Enggano, Nias, Mentawei) (2014).
- GEMILANG 181: EPHEMERA & MEMORABILIA: Southeast Asia & the Western World (2014).
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Book nr.: 42462