National Geographic : 1946 Feb
U' ©K.N.I.L.M. from Orient and Occident Batavia's Railroad Station and a Bank (lower right) Exemplify War's RichPrizes inJava Japan's collapse involved five peoples in a struggle over the Indies. Java's unrecognized "Indonesian Republic" represented native nationalists. Britain, astrustee forthe Netherlands, resisted the rebels, and employed troops from India. Japanese, who surrendered weapons to the Indonesians, later fought them onAllied orders.