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They Falsified My Name

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This chapter relates the author's experiences from 1955 to 1960. When he heard the name of the commander of the Indonesian forces that entered Papua's Etna Bay, he was surprised as to how could it be that the name was precisely the same as his own. It could be a ploy to engage people in helping the Indonesian military commander because his fam (family or kin) were the same as the head of their district's. It turned out that the name was false. The commander's true name was Lieutenant D.J. Dimara. His mission was to persuade the people of Papua to drive the Dutch out of West Papua. Finally, he was arrested in 1954. Though the author worked hard to prove that he had no blood brothers or family in Indonesia, nobody believed him. The incident left a stain that would not be erased from his memory all his life.

Keywords:Dutch; Etna Bay; Indonesian forces; Lieutenant D.J. Dimara; West Papua

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