Pulau Morotai Off The Beaten Path

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    DAHEGILA Village

    by RoyJava Updated Jul 2, 2005

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    Whenever visiting Pulau Morotai you must go and see the DAHEGILA village. I was born there !!!

    Looking everywhere for a material prove this kampung once was a village where Dutch families were stationed, just one Morotai-map showed up this location. And guess what???

    The DAHEGILA village is situated in the upmost southern part of Pulau Morotai. Maybe the word "gila" (crazy) played a role, to remember my "Going South - Going Mystic" VT-travel ...

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    Morotai - WW II Place

    by RoyJava Updated Feb 25, 2005

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    People who never heard about Pulau Morotai may remember this island had played an important role during World War II. It was the famous General Douglas Mc. Arthur (Commander-in-chief of the Allied Forces of the Second World War) who started the strategy of jumping from island to another (termed Frog Operation). The General seized Morotai (Base Camp), the Philippine Island after jumping first from Hawaii, to Jayapura, the to Biak and finally Morotai ...

    Mr. C. Giebel was involved with the Morotai-question, who could get away via Switzerland and Portugal to England. He wrote down his memories about Morotai in his "MOROTAI"- book ...

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