What is often forgotten is that WWII also lasted around five years in our former wing regions. And how terribly wrong there was for many Europeans and locals that ended there in that war?
People who returned to the Netherlands during their stay in Jappenkampen were often told: "But you have not experienced the war".
Before the time had come, the war had yet to begin.
She received commercial and passenger cars from the director of General Motors Batavia, paid for by the company. In addition to driving lessons with trucks, the drivers also received shooting lessons. There was so much interest in it that departments emerged in Bandung, Cheribon, Semarang, Djokjakarta, Madioen and Surabaya.
This fairly emancipated action had repercussions. During a military exercise, the VAC women were allowed to drive the trucks to the training area, but then - to the anger of the women - native drivers took over the wheel.
However, the women were expected to show up at the so-called soos evening that was held after the battalion returned. In dressed dresses, they had to participate in so-called service dancing, exclusively with officers.
On 1 March 1942, the resident of Batavia lifted the VAC and ordered the destruction of all VAC items.