Ocean Duty Day in Indonesia
Ocean Duty Day in Indonesia is held on January 15. This event in the second decade of the month January is annual. Help us
Indonesia is located in Southeast Asia between Malaysia, Australia and Papua New Guinea. It is a series of thousands of islands between the Pacific and Indian Oceans and home to 258 million people.
Ocean Duty Day marks the anniversary of the Battle of Arafura Sea, also known as the Battle near Vlakke Howek that took place on January 15, 1962. It was a naval battle between Indonesia and the Netherlands that occurred near the shores of Western New Guinea.
Ocean Duty Day is designed to honor the memory of those who died in various battles at sea. The day is known as various names such as Hari Dharma Samudera, Day of the Sea, and Ocean Event.
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