Warship Evaded the Enemy by Disguising Itself as an Island (1942)

Dutch warship HNLMS Abraham Crijnssen blending in with the environment (1942) Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons During World War II, the Japanese fleet completely crushed a combined Dutch-American-Australian-British fleet at the Battle of the Java Sea. The victorious Japanese then occupied the entire Netherlands East Indies. With four Dutch warships survived the Japanese onslaught, they decided … Read more