West Java hero’s name dies on battlefield
Indonesia has many heroes from West Java and died in various types of attacks during the colonial era.
Residents became very tortured. The men then lived under pressure from attackers. The colonists lived well in their colonies. Meanwhile, Indonesians live under pressure from a fall. They cannot be educated, work hard and it is not rare to make slaves in their own country.
5 West Java hero names
The existence of various attacks has led young people from the country to carry out various types of movements and revolutions. They gathered together with all their power to unite themselves and forces to fight attackers. They ascend together and poured everything they could.
Finally, it is not uncommon for west Java heroes to join the fight against attackers.
- Huanda Kartawija
He was born in the city of Tasikmalaya. His role in the Republic of Indonesia is to become the 10th prime minister, as well as the last prime minister in the country.
- Oto Iskandradinata
Who would have thought this hero came from the city of Bandung. He was born long after Indonesia was not yet independent. His nickname is Starling Harupat. He died at the age of 48, exactly days after the independence of the Republic of Indonesia, namely on 20 December 1945
- Safrudin Praviranegara
Born in Serang in 1911, Syafrudddin is a freedom fighter and governor of Bank Indonesia. In fact, he also immediately received a mandate from President Soekarno when the capital of the Republic of Indonesia was still in Yogyakarta. He also won the title of prime minister in 1958.
- Christmas, Sartika
Since childhood, he has also founded a school for a woman.
This strong woman really lives in a military situation. He was ready to be with the natives in different types of resistance. He won the national hero title in Indonesia after 19 years of death
- Ahmad Sobaryo
Who doesn’t know this Indonesian hero? He was an Indonesian independence activist until he became minister of government. This original west Java hero was born in 1896.
War in West Java province
Various heroes appeared in West Java indirectly indicating that there were several wars in the province. Different big wars really happened. One of the most heroic events that took place in this province was Bandung Lautan Api.
The figures, including west Java heroes in this case, have conducted a major defence in defence of independence. This is integral to the support of residents to participate in the fight.
The heroic event took place in March 1946. At the time, hundreds of residents in TNI, along with the people’s lascar, burned down their prices and houses. So, why is this done? This was done to prevent allied armies from occupying their cities.
They burned the country themselves and left the northern part of Bandung south. Previously, the British had made an ultimatum that the entire city of Bandung and its citizens had to retreat at an 11km distance. Asa result, residents set fire to houses and this made the wave of fire in Bandung even greater.
Midnight fell, finally this city became like a dead city. Bandung became an empty city. Only the remains can be found. In fact, it was the heroic and historical events that led Ismail Marzouki to create a song titled Halo Halo Bandung.
3 Women in West Java
As mentioned earlier, Devi Sartika is indeed one of the heroes of West Java and is still known today.
- Raden City Jenab
The woman who was born in 1890 is indeed a woman with a well-known education system in Indonesia. In fact, he introduced the concept of tireless education from the door of one house to the door of another. Previously, he attended a school made by Devi Sartika.
Raden City Jenab, as one of the female heroes of West Java , learns many things.
- Ra Lasminingrat
This woman was born in the town of Garut. The woman taught education using Western style, but was first translated into Sunda. Women in Sundan society will understand them more easily.
Ra Lasminingrat is very fluid in Dutch. In fact, he also translated various types of Grimm stories such as Cinderella, Rapunzel and other stories in Sundanese.
- Recommend RahmatulhadPoeradya
She is better known as Emma. Born in Bandung in 1880, he was a member of Yong Java. Along with some of his colleagues, he once founded Dameskring. It is an organisation of Indonesian youth andwomen withan n focus on strengthening the nation’s ideals.
Historic places in West Java
In addition to the names of West Java heroes, there are many places of high historical value in the province.
- Monument at Bandung Lautan Appi
This place is evidence of the turbulent events that took place in West Java province. The height of this museum is about 45 meters. On top there is a symbol of the flame.
Everyone visiting West Java will definitely not be spared from visiting the site. This building has been a silent witness to attacks by Dutch and British supporters in making the nation’s youth fall.
This monument to the struggle is located in Dipati Ukur. The building is unique in having a shape like Bamboo RUncing. This place has a high historical value because there is a heromuseum in it
- Toha Heroes Monument
This is also one of the historic sites due to bandung lautan appi’s heroic event. At that event, Mohammad Toha became one of the fighters. This monument was created in the remection of his services.
So many heroes died and dared to fight for independence. Regardless of men or women, they tried hard to make the nation more advanced and free from attackers. These West Java heroes deserve to be remembered and proud.