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  Dutch Wars. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The wars had their roots in the Anglo-Dutch commercial rivalry, although the last of the three wars was a wider conflict in which French interests played a primary role.
When Dutch peace proposals made at this juncture were spurned by the French, a revolution broke out, and William of Orange (later William III of England) took over Dutch leadership from the ill-fated Jan de Witt (July, 1672).
Maastricht was ceded to the Dutch and a trade treaty modified the French restrictive tariffs in favor of the Dutch.
www.bartleby.com /65/du/DutchWar.html   (1017 words)

 Franco-Dutch War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Dutch War (1672–1678) was a war fought between France and a quadruple alliance consisting of Brandenburg, the Holy Roman Empire, Spain, and the United Provinces.
Louis XIV was annoyed by the Dutch refusal to cooperate in the destruction and division of the Spanish Netherlands.
Nevertheless the Dutch had thwarted the ambitions of two of the major royal dynasties of the time: the Stuarts and the Bourbons.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Franco-Dutch_War   (409 words)

 The Anglo-Dutch Wars
It was fought between the "Stadtholderless Dutch Republic" and "the Commonwealth of England." England gained control of the seas for the summer of 1653.
One of the reasons that the Dutch managed to regain control of the waters was that in 1667, the plague broke out in England, greatly weakening the country.
It is rather ironic that, in 1688, the Dutch William III of Orange became King of England and the former English king, James II, was cast out because of immense dislike.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Academy/9601/HollandAngDut.html   (572 words)

 The First Anglo-Dutch War 1652-4
However, the Council of State regarded the Protestant Dutch Republic as a natural ally of the English Commonwealth in its apocalyptic struggle against Monarchy and Popery.
Dutch republicans were in favour, but supporters of the influential House of Orange vehemently opposed the alliance, expressing outrage at the execution of King Charles I and refusing to recognise the Commonwealth.
In England, radical members of the Nominated Assembly were in favour of continuing the war to the bitter end, but peace negotiations began when moderates dissolved the Assembly and handed power to Cromwell, who had never been in favour of war against a Protestant nation.
www.british-civil-wars.co.uk /military/first-anglo-dutch-war.htm   (779 words)

 The Boer War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
These studies indicate that the conflict was, in fact, a civil war that involved the entire population across the length and breadth of South Africa and caused fissures in the Afrikaner and African societies.
It now appears that the British forced the war in 1899 to gain control of the Transvaal, the independent republic where Boers had political control and where gold mining was a major new industry.
Dutch people had been in South Africa since 1652, when they first settled at Cape of Good Hope to supply ships to and from the Dutch colonies in the East Indies.
www.modjourn.brown.edu /mjp/Essays/Boer.html   (2191 words)

 WHKMLA : Dutch War of Louis XIV., 1672-1678
French diplomacy prepared the war; in a secret treaty, England was promised subsidies in case she entered the war on the Dutch Republic (which she did, see Third Anglo-Dutch War).
The Dutch were victorious in the Battles of Stromboli and Mt. Etna (1676); however, Admiral de Ruyter was mortally wounded in the latter.
The war of 1672-1678 had been very costly on the Dutch Republic; her Golden Age came to an end, she was no longer capable of playing the role of a great power, and she would see her overseas trade decline.
www.zum.de /whkmla/military/17cen/fdutch16721678.html   (900 words)

 The Role of the Dutch in the Iroquois Wars
Thus the Dutch had little to fear from the Mohawks, but were repeatedly in conflict with those Indians along the lower banks of the Hudson River who saw the Dutch taking their land.
The Dutch influence in the Iroquois wars was thus indirect.
The Deflowering of a Valley: Dutch in the Hudson
www.lowensteyn.com /iroquois   (5840 words)

 The Dutch East Indies Campaign 1941-1942
Before the war, the Dutch KNIL Army prepared a dozen of so called "secret airfields", to where the planes should be transfered in case of the war, so that they wouldn't be caught on ground and destroyed by a sudden Japanese air attacks...
The area of Dutch West Timor was 5,500 square miles, Koepang being the capital and principal port, 517 miles from Darwin and 670 miles to Java.
Across the Dutch New Guinea border on the southern coast of the dragon shaped island of New Guinea at Merauke the administrative centre of Irian Jaya, a colony of a colonial possession, a few Dutch and Indonesian officials had remained.
www.geocities.com /dutcheastindies   (3969 words)

 "Wartime and Postwar Dutch Attitudes Toward the Jews: Myth and Truth" by Manfred Gerstenfeld
Dutch policemen rounded up the families to be sent to their deaths in Eastern Europe.
In another example of Dutch insensitivity, for several months after the war a number of stateless Jews of German origin were locked up in the same camps as Nazis and their collaborators.
Another aim of the Dutch government must be to reach a generally accepted historical truth about the systematic looting of Dutch Jewry during World War II and the question of restitution thereafter.
www.jcpa.org /jl/vp412.htm   (4720 words)

 Anglo-Dutch Wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Second Anglo Dutch War resulted from two incidents: the first in 1663 when an English squadron captured two Dutch posts in West Africa (because the Dutch were underselling the English in the slave trade), and the second incident, the taking of New Amsterdam in 1664.
During the war Morgan captured Camagey, Cuba, and sacked Portobelo on the Isthmus of Panama.
However, because of increasing tension with the Netherlands and the outbreak of the Third Dutch War, Morgan was released, knighted and made governor of Jamaica.
www.nnp.org /newvtour/xpages/anglodutchwars.html   (1086 words)

 Anti-Semitism and Hypocrisy in Dutch Society - Manfred Gerstenfeld
The Dutch government has still not publicly acknowledged the major assistance of the Dutch bureaucracy in the preparatory stages of the murder of Dutch Jews by the Germans during the Holocaust.
Dutch anti-Israel activism has become internationally notorious thanks to a person who is not known for any merit of her own.
Dutch criticism of this dramatic failure of the Netherlands was much milder than the frequent Dutch criticism of Israel.
www.jcpa.org /phas/phas-22.htm   (7637 words)

 Chaco War: Anglo-Dutch Resource Grab
The war offered untold hardships for both sides, but particularly for the thousands of Bolivian Indians recruited into the Army from their cold, high-elevation altiplano homes, who were defenseless against the extraordinary heat, disease, and thirst encountered in the barren Chaco.
Even today, the savagery of that war is seared into Paraguay's national consciousness, as is the heroic resistance of an entire population, including 11- and 12-year-old child combatants.
Operating from the Paraguayan side was Royal Dutch Shell, which had been granted drilling rights to part of the Chaco region claimed by Paraguay in the period leading up to the war.
www.larouchepub.com /other/2005/3235chaco_war.html   (1436 words)

 A Social History of the Dutch in Quebec
Those Dutch who are living in Quebec now are primarily the immigrants of the fifties and their descendants.
It is unlikely that they chose their husbands on the basis of place of residence or destination in the new country, or on the basis of economic status of a given region.
Consequently these war brides can be expected to be distributed over the country more randomly than the later influx of Dutch immigrants, assuming a more or less even regional representation of Canadian servicemen in the Forces on hand in the Netherlands during and after liberation.
www.lowensteyn.com /dutchque/post1.html   (1246 words)

 The Contemplator's Short History of the Anglo-Dutch Wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Third Anglo-Dutch War was part of the Franco-Dutch War (1672-1674), waged by Louis XIV of France who sought control of the Spanish Netherlands.
Ironically, the Third Anglo-Dutch War was waged against the Dutch William of Orange - later King of England.
The lord high admiral of England in the Second and Third Dutch wars was none other than James II, brother (Duke of York during the Wars) and eventual successor to Charles II.
www.contemplator.com /history/dutchwar.html   (1158 words)

 Third Anglo-Dutch War, 1672-1674   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Deliberately provoked war of aggression on the part of France and England against the Dutch.
On 28 May 1673 Prince Rupert attacked the Dutch fleet in its anchorage (Battle of Schoonveldt Channel, 28 May 1673), but De Ruyter was prepared for the attack, and repulsed Prince Rupert, inflicting heavy damage on the English fleet.
This was the last significant English action of the war, and peace was made between England and Holland by the Treaty of Westminster (19 February 1674) after increasing public opposition to the war in England.
www.rickard.karoo.net /articles/wars_anglodutch3.html   (305 words)

 BBC NEWS | Europe | Dutch deny 'war on white socks'
The reports suggested that white socks were banned after being labelled as "transgressing the limits of decent dress behaviour".
The Dutch - famous defenders of liberalism - remain taken aback by the accusations that they, of all people, would ban white socks.
The story was first carried in a Dutch national newspaper, then picked up quickly by the international press.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/europe/3397043.stm   (270 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Dutch deny 'war on white socks'
Dutch Finance Ministry officials have denied world media reports that they have declared war on white socks.
"Our opinion is that everyone has to dress according to occasion, and the employees at the Dutch Finance Ministry have a good dress sense", she said.
One British computer expert who used to work alongside Dutch academics revealed many of them were firmly attached to their white socks - some even flaunting them beneath half-mast trousers.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/europe/3397043.stm   (270 words)

 goDutch.com :: Foundation cares for 50,000 Dutch war graves in over fifty-five countries
A special organisation, the Found-ation for War graves (Oorlogsgravenstichting) almost has a global scope: from Norway where 37 Dutchmen are buried to Myanmar (Burma) with 620.
Most of the Dutch casualties of war (125,000) either were buried nameless in mass graves or cremated in concentration camps.
At some point it was learned that on April 29, 1941 the remains of a Dutch soldier which had been found on the riverbanks near the bridge were buried - marked “unknown soldier” - at the Dubbeldam cemetery.
www.godutch.com /windmill/newsItem.asp?id=315   (580 words)

 Modern History Sourcebook: The Dutch Declaration of Independence, 1581
The war lasted for forty years with varied fortunes.
The Prince of Orange was assassinated in 1584, but the struggle went on under his second son, Prince Maurice, a boy of seventeen.
But, as no disguises can long conceal our intentions, this project was discovered before it could be executed; and he, unable to perform his promises, and instead of that peace so much boasted of at his arrival a new war kindled, not yet extinguished.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/mod/1581dutch.html   (990 words)

 Francia Media:  Lorraine & Burgundy
After the Franco-Prussian War, Germany retrieved the part of Lorraine around Metz, until after World War I. Meanwhile, it was gradually forgotten that Lower Lorraine had been Lorraine at all.
Dutch rule was often harsh, and as late as 1908 the famous island of Bali was subjugated admit scenes of slaughter.
Eventually, however, Spanish power was broken, and the Wars of Louis XIV targeted all the lands to the east of France.
www.friesian.com /lorraine.htm   (11814 words)

 How the Bush family made its fortune from the Nazis
And so the Dutch connection remained unexplored until 1994 when I published the book "The Secret War Against the Jews."As a matter of historical curiosity, I mentioned that Fritz Thyssen (and indirectly, the Nazi Party) had obtained their early financing from Brown Brothers Harriman, and its affiliate, the Union Banking Corporation.
In 1945, the former Dutch manager of the Rotterdam bank resumed control only to discover that he was sitting on a huge pile of hidden Nazi assets.
Thus the twin US Archives, Gowen's Dutch source, and the Thyssen family history all independently confirm that President Bush's father and grandfather served on the board of a bank that was secretly owned by the leading Nazi industrialists.
www.tetrahedron.org /articles/new_world_order/bush_nazis.html   (3329 words)

 The First Anglo-Dutch War, 1652-1654
With the regents in charge in the Netherlands, and the moderates in England, on April 15th 1654 the PEACE OF WESTMINSTER was signed ending the war.
The Dutch, for the larger part, depended on merchant vessels which had been converted to warships.
The Dutch Republic, the world's leading merchant marine nation, regarded the war a defeat, as they did not succeed in getting the Navigation Act repealed.
www.zum.de /whkmla/military/17cen/anglodutch1.html   (369 words)

 Dutch Leaders Forced to Answer for Participation in NATO's Crimes
He is lead attorney in the landmark proceedings against the leaders of the Dutch government during the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia.
Dutch war criminals involved in the war against Yugoslavia are about to make a forced appearance in the courtroom.
The administration and the majority of parliament had taken the position that it was because, supposedly, "Security Council Resolution 474 was sufficient to justify the use of military force against Yugoslavia".
emperors-clothes.com /news/case.htm   (1076 words)

 ABC News: Dismissal Sought in Dutch War Crimes Case   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Defense attorney Liesbeth Zegveld on Wednesday argued that her client, Hesam, could not be tried as a war criminal because the conflict had been civil rather than an international war.
Zegveld further argued that her client "did not take part in abuse," but acknowledged they still could be found guilty if the court finds he was in a position of authority and failed to stop the abuse of prisoners by subordinates under his command.
The men are being prosecuted under a 2003 Dutch law that gives courts universal jurisdiction over war crimes.
abcnews.go.com /International/wireStory?id=1168717&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312   (379 words)

 Military History Wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Article moved to Bavarian Succession, war of the, 5 July 1778 to 13 May 1779
Article moved to First Coalition, War of the (1793-97)
Article moved to Polish Succession, War of the, 1733-38
www.rickard.karoo.net /warsmain.html   (254 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Ajax, The Dutch, The War: Football in Europe During the Second World War: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In Ajax, the Dutch, the War, Simon Kuper, broadsheet journalist and author of the bestselling Football Against the Enemy, turns his attention to the Dutch club Ajax of Amsterdam, and the hidden history of the Nazi occupation of Holland in WW2.
Does raise some interesting points and explores the war and football from a lot of angles and so on that basis it is worth a read.
I gave it to my mother to read and she has no interest in football but was in the Navy during the war and she was thoroughly captivated by the different angle on history.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0752851497   (1301 words)

 Dutch War Crimes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Even after forty years since the war between the Dutch and the
perpetrated warcrimes in the former Dutch Indies, in
After World War II Rauter stood his trial
www.hamline.edu /apakabar/basisdata/1993/12/14/0004.html   (354 words)

 Second Anglo-Dutch War, 1664-1667
Stuyvesant and the End of Dutch Rule [in New York], 1647-1664 (from: New York, by Theodore Roosevelt, Scribners, 1906)
This medal was never issued without a clasp, and was also issued for other campaigns on the NW Frontier: 1908, 1930-37, Waziristan, Moplar Rebellion, Burma 1930-32.
The Contemplator's Short History of the Anglo-Dutch Wars, by Lesley (The Contemplator)
www.regiments.org /wars/17thcent/64dutch.htm   (202 words)

 goDutch.com The Dutch Heritage Website:: News Article
Dutch immigrant son Huizenga was inducted in industry’s Hall of Fame
Dutch Agency for Monuments eager to preserve remnants of Dutch colonial rule
Dutch soil continues to yield explosives and ammunition in a never-ending clean-up effort
www.godutch.com /windmill/articles.asp?id=all   (5245 words)

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