They were sent to work in various places in Indonesia and Southeast Asia. The number of people who become romusha not known for sure - estimates have varied from 4 to 10 million.
When Labour Rakyat Indonesia Japan Times.IN the history of colonialism, Japan was the first country in Asia to have the views and actions of colonialism. Japanese colonialism colonialism did eventually become very short. Japanese colonialism is not comparable when juxtaposed with the top European colonialism nations of Asia, Africa, and America in the history of the 15th century until the 20th.
Admittedly, Japan shocked Europe, transformed into capital-militaristic force fuss Europe and America. Japanese colonialism operations prepared by Tanaka architect of modern warfare as well as prime minister of Japan from 1927 to 1929. The period of Mind mind be poured Memorandum Tanaka. This memorandum contains the Japanese plan to carry the sacred duty to lead the nations of East Asia. This view ultimately manifest doctrine Hakko I named Chiu; the world in one family under the leadership of Japan.
Inspired by this spirit, transformed Japan into a military force that is highly respected.In the history of World War 2, when the Japanese military capability able to destroy an ally, and the master heartbeat Southeast Asia and parts of the Pacific. Japan's dominance finally ended tragically, in a single day on August 9, 1945 B 29 bombers of the United States dropped atomic bombs on KotaHiroshima and Nagasaki. This is the momentum of the defeat of Japan, and so does its dominance in East Asia and parts of the Pacific.
The entry of Japan to Indonesia, initially welcomed by the freedom fighters of the time. Japan is considered as a brother, a fellow Asian who helped oust the Dutch Colonial. However, shortly after the Japanese landed in the Dutch East Indies (Indonesia-today), it was Japan do no less cunning and ruthlessly. Japan seeks to remove the western cultural influences that have settled in the Netherlands Hindi, and that both Japan dredge source of natural resources strategies that exist in our country. Supply sources used to finance the mini-style Japanese war with the Allies in East Asia and the Pacific.
Japanese occupation level area makes Japan requires the employment is so great. This labor needed to build fortifications, emergency airfield, cellar, highways and bridges. Labor force is taken from a fairly dense population of Java. The labor force is forced popular called romusha premises. Network of Japanese soldiers to run romusha to the villages. In this book records, there are at least 300,000 workers romusha sent to various countries in Southeast Asia, 70,000 of them in deplorable conditions da ends with death.
The romusha also involve women. They persuaded cooed at enticing lure to get a job, but they were brought to the camp closed camps to be used as prostitutes (comfort women).
Also involve the leaders of the movement leaders at that time. They were forced by the Japanese to be forced labor. Among the leaders of the movement is romusha of Sukarno and Otto Iskandardinata. They both forced Japanese occupation forces to create a airstrips.
Japan recruiting candidates romusha, level pattern, and this forced labor allocation. A basic explanation see romusha practices and projects in Mount madur around Banten. But at the same time, Japan was able to manipulate this romusha presence in the international arena. To disguise the presence romusha, Japan incite romusha term "economy workers" or workers hero.
In mid-1943, romusha increasingly exploited by the Japanese. Since the defeat of the Japanese in the Pacific War, romusha-romusha used as energy self-sufficiency to support the war directly. Because every Japanese soldier requiring forced labor is to streamline the cost of the war Japan. In this situation, the demand for increasingly unbridled romusha.
If we look at his numbers, romusha project in Indonesia running within two years. Not a short time to produce suffering and death as expressed in the above data. It was only in 1945, the Dutch East Indies became independent Indonesia, as well as an end to the project and the dream of Japanese colonization.Thank you for reading this article. Written and posted by Bambang Sunarno. firstname.lastname@example.org
name: Bambang Sunarno.
DatePublished: December 10, 2014 at 12:30
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