On April 17, 1940, the Dutch signed an order for twenty-four Curtiss-Wrights CW-21Bs for $ 1,747,905. What did they actually buy for the planes? What was their service in the Dutch Air Force? Did they intervene in the fighting? Who did they fight against? The following article will try to answer these questions.
The first Japanese raid on Java occurred on February 2, 1942. The Curtiss-Wrights remained on the ground that day. They first flew against the enemy the next day, February 3, 1942. The Japanese attacked seventy Mitsubishi G3M Nell bombers from Takao Kókútai, Kanoya Kókútai and 3. Kókútai, whose air cover was provided by forty-four fighters Mitsubishi A6M Reisen (Zero) from Tainan Kókúi. Kókútai.
A bag of conferences, seminars and lectures on Islam and the West has burst around the world. A way is being sought to stimulate interfaith dialogue and thus prevent a "civilization war". In such exchanges of views, there is usually a commendable consensus. Relations between the world's religions and the countries associated with them should not be bothered by "stereotypes", "untruths" or "prejudices". And it is also said that it would be appropriate for religious leaders to put their authority into public affairs. Whether it's business morale or global warming.
The multiculturalist illusion was once one of the manifestations of Dutch tolerance. The onslaught of radical Islamism at the beginning of the new millennium dramatically changed established customs. A wave of contagious populism is rising, and the very word Islam is enough to arouse anger and resentment. The living "Dutchness" sharply challenges the coexistence of the locals with Muslim immigrants. After the ousting of Aján Hirsí Ali, Naema Tahirová takes over the baton of critical Muslim women. At the time of the dispute over Geert Wilders' film, which no one has seen yet, but everyone is afraid of because it is known that a populist politician likens the Qur'an to Hitler's Mein Kampf, the Dutch "veil-free Muslim woman" offers a different kind of criticism of Islam.