West Java heroes’ names die on battlefield
Indonesia has many heroes from West Java and died in various attacks during the colonial era. When colonialism took place, Indonesian society became miserable. Various attacks, assassinations and looting were carried out by the invaders.
Citizens have become very tormented. The team then lived under pressure from the invaders. The colonists lived well in their colonies. Meanwhile, Indonesians live under the pressure of a crisis. They could not be educated, had to work hard, and were often not slaves in their own country.
5 Names of Heroes From West Java
The existence of various attacks prompted young men from the country to carry out various actions and revolutions. They gathered together with all their might to unite themselves and their power to confront the invaders. Then they poured out all that they could, and ascended together.
Until the end, it is not uncommon for heroes in West Java to join in the fight against invaders. Finally, they too are finished, and they fall to the battlefield. It contains 2 different attacks. Some of them are:
- Djuanda Kartawidjaja
The name of this hero from West Java was indeed known by many. Born in Tasikmalaya. His role in the Indonesian Republic is to become the 10th Prime Minister in the country, as well as the last Prime Minister. He died at the age of 52, when he was formerly Finance Minister.
- Otto Iskandardinata
Who would have thought this hero came from Bandung. He was born long ago when the Indonesian was not yet independent. His nickname is Starling Harupat. He died at the age of 48. Clearly, a few days after the Independence of the Republic of Indonesia, that is, december 20, 1945
- Sjafruddin Prawiranegara
Born in Serang in 1911, Sjafruddin 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 received the title of Prime Minister in 1958.
- Xududi Sartika
This hero from West Java is indeed one of the Indonesian Sunni-born warriors. From childhood, he was interested in education. He also founded the women’s school. Many of the steps taken by a Sundan woman imitate the steps of this hero.
This strong woman is really living in a state of war. He voluntarily joined in opposing the local people of all kinds. He won the title of National Hero in Indonesia after 19 years of death
- Achmad Soebardjo
Who does not know this Indonesian hero? She was an activist of Indonesian independence until she became minister for the government. This original hero from West Java was born in 1896.
War in West Java Province
Indirectly, various heroes appeared in West Java that there were several wars going on in the province. Yep, that’s right. There have indeed been various major wars. One of the most heroic events in this province was bandung Lautan Api.
In this regard , figures from West Java, among the heroes, gave great protection in their defence of independence. It is not separated from the support of the population to take part in this battle. This has not happened even a year after Indonesia became independent.
The heroic event took place in March 1946. At that time, hundreds of residents and TNI, together with the nation’s lascar, burned down their prices and homes. So why do you need to do this? This was done in order to prevent allied troops from occupying their cities.
They burned the ground themselves and left the northern part of Bandung towards the South. Previously, the British had given an ultimatum that the entire city of Bandung and its citizens would have to retreat with a distance of 11 miles. As a result , residents burned down homes, making the firewave in Bandung even larger.
At midnight, it finally became like a dead town. Bandung became an empty city. Only the ruins can be found. In fact, this heroic and historical event had prompted Ishmael Marzuki to create a song with the nickname Halo Halo Bandung.
3 Women in West Java
As mentioned earlier, Devi Sartika is indeed one of the heroes from West Java and is still known today. Her struggle to advance women seems to be very shocking. Nevertheless, there are many more fearful female pioneers from West Java.
- Raden Siti Jenab
Born in 1890, this woman is indeed a woman with a well-known education system in Indonesia. In fact, he presented the concept of relentless education from one door to another. Previously, he attended a school prepared by Dewi Sartica.
Raden City teaches a lot as one of the heroes Jenab is of the women of West Java. Among them, he taught the Sundans numma, the Dutch and the Malay.
- RA Lasminingrat
The woman was born in The Hauth. The woman taught education using Western style, but was the first to translate in Sundan. Thus, women in Sunni society will be easier to understand.
RA Lasminingrat is fluent in Dutch. In fact, he has also translated in Sundan into a variety of Grimm stories, such as “Sinirella”, “Rapunzel” and other stories.
- Rachmatulhadian Poeradiredja tavsiya eting
She is better known as Emma. Born in Bandung in 1880, Jong is a member of Java. Together with some of his colleagues, he once founded Dameskring. It is an organization of Indonesian youth and women, with n focus on activities to strengthen the nation’s ideals. He was also active at the second Indonesian Youth Congress.
Historic sites in West Java
In addition to the names of heroes from West Java, there are many places in the province with a high historical value. The sites were then built to commemorate or commemorate the services of those who died fighting on the battlefield. Until now, there are still a lot of visits to these places.
- Bandung Sea of Fire yodgorligi
The place is proof of the stagnant events that took place in the West Java Province. This museum is about 45 meters high. Above it there is a symbol of fire.
Not everyone visiting West Java will definitely escape to visit the place. The building silently witnessed attacks by Dutch and British support soldiers in sliding the nation’s youth.
This battle monument is located in Dipati Ukur. The building is unique in shape such as Runcing Bamboo. This place has a high historical value, because it contains a hero museum
- Toha Qahramonlari yodgorligi
Bandung Lautan Api is also one of the historical places due to the heroic event. At the event, Mohamad Toha became one of the fighters. This monument was created in memory of his services.
So many heroes have dying and dared to fight for independence. Whatever the case of men and women, they tried very hard to free the nation from further advanced and invaders. These heroes from West Java deserve to be remembered and proud of.