Raymond Westerling, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Raymond Westerling

Dutch military commander

Date of Birth: 31-Aug-1919

Place of Birth: Istanbul, Turkey

Date of Death: 26-Nov-1987

Profession: soldier

Nationality: Kingdom of the Netherlands

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Raymond Westerling

  • Raymond Pierre Paul Westerling ([re?m?n' ??st?r'l??]; 31 August 1919 – 26 November 1987) was a Dutch military officer of the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army.
  • He orchestrated a contraguerrilla in Sulawesi during the Indonesian National Revolution after World War II and participated in a coup attempt against the Indonesian government in January 1950, a month after the official transfer of sovereignty.
  • Both actions were denounced as war crimes by the Indonesian authorities.

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