The struggle for Independence – Indonesia. The dutch economy was very dependent upon the wealth coming from it´s southeast Asian colony. Sukarno (with Mohammed Hatta on the right) announcing Indonesian independence – August 17, 1945 –two days after the Japanese surrendered to the Allies.Information Section, Consulate General of IndonesiaOsborne and Cotler, p. 104 ritish soldiers, acting on behalf of the Dutch, questioning Indonesians about nationalist activities – 1945Government Institute for War Documentation, the HagueOsborne and Cotler, p. 108 Advertisements Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.