Jenderal Soedirman (2015)

Jenderal Soedirman (2015)

The Dutch declare unilaterally that they are not bound by the Renville Treaty, and stop the ceasefire. On December 19, 1948, Army Commander General Spoor Noord Simons leads military aggression II to attack Yogyakarta, the capital of the Republic at the time.

Soekarno-Hatta are arrested and exiled to the island of Bangka. General Soedirman who is plagued by ill, goes to the south and leads the guerrilla war for seven months.

The Dutch declare Indonesia has not existed anymore. From the deep of the forest, Soedirman broadcast that the Republic of Indonesia is still there with its strong National Army (TNI). Soedirman makes Java become guerrilla war zone, and causes the Dutch ran out of logistics and time.

The union between TNI and the people win the war. When the Roem-Royen agreement is signed, the Dutch recognize the sovereignty of Indonesia.