Raymond Westerling

Raymond Westerling

in Istanbul, Turkey
August 31, 1919

November 26, 1987


Dutch military officer of the KNIL.

He waged a counter-insurgency operation in Sulawesi during the Indonesian National Revolution after World War II.

He was also responsible for a coup attempt against the Indonesian government in January 1950, a month after the official transfer of sovereignty. Both actions were denounced as war crimes by the Indonesian authorities.

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Challenge to Terror

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