Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Australian Pillar

Oil becomes the main East Kalimantan production. You come across many oil refineries in the East Kalimantan coast. In the Colonial Time, this refinery becomes the struggle between the Netherlands and Japan. After Japan loses, the Australian troops Balikpapan represent the Ally.
At the moment many Australian troops that fall. To commemorate the Australian troops that falls this is built the Australian pillar near Merdeka Field in Balikpapan and Tarakan.
Every year have the respect warning for the troops that falls in this battlefield. Usually who come to from Australia and New Zealand. After that they return to his origin city like: Wellington, Christchurch, and Auckland. So also who come from Australia.

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