Happy the 69th Independence Day Indonesia!

Today, all Indonesian celebrate its 69th Independence. Today is the day, when Soekarno and Moh. Hatta declared Indonesia Independence in Jl. Pegangsaan.

Before Soekarno and Hatta had announced the Indonesia Independence, the declaration was drafted at Maeda House By Soekarno, Hatta, Ahmad Soebarjo hand in hand with other Indonesians leader.

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The Initial draft was written by hand by Soekarno itself and it read as follows

Kami bangsa Indonesia dengan ini menjatakan kemerdekaan Indonesia. Hal2 jang mengenai pemindahan kekoeasaan d.l.l., diselenggarakan dengan tjara seksama dan dalam tempoh jang sesingkat-singkatnja.

Djakarta, 17-8-05

Wakil-wakil bangsa Indonesia.

Soekarno/Hatta

This hand written initial draft then revised a little bit by Sayuti Melik and then read as follows

Kami bangsa Indonesia dengan ini menjatakan kemerdekaan Indonesia. Hal-hal jang mengenai pemindahan kekoeasaan d.l.l., diselenggarakan dengan tjara seksama dan dalam tempo jang sesingkat-singkatnja.

Djakarta, hari 17 boelan 8 tahoen 05

Atas nama bangsa Indonesia.

Soekarno/Hatta

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