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On the Trails: The scourge of scurvy

...the successful treatment and prevention of scurvy. Well before Steller's day, an English captain on the way to the East Indies in 1601 successfully treated scurvy on board his ship, while the sailors on other ships of the squadron died in droves...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-15/trails-scourge-scurvy
Outdoors
Obituary

...in his teens, went to school in New York to become a diesel engineer and then shipped out to the China Coast, Dutch East Indies, Trinidad and South Africa. He came to Juneau in the 1930s, joined the Civilian Conservation Corps and later the...

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Comm
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...in his teens, went to school in New York to become a diesel engineer and then shipped out to the China Coast, Dutch East Indies, Trinidad and South Africa. He came to Juneau in the 1930s, joined the Civilian Conservation Corps and later the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022399/Com_obit.shtml
When Britannia ruled the waves

...At the West Indies and on the Passage" "On the Jamaica Station" "Africa and Madeira" "Cape of Good Hope and East Indies." In a National Geographic article of October 2005, titled "Fatal Victory" by Simon Worrall the awful power of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070607/nei_waterfront001.shtml
Neighbors
This Day in History

...the world In 1942, Japan declared war against the Netherlands, the same day that Japanese forces invaded the Dutch East Indies. In 1943, the United States and Britain signed treaties relinquishing extraterritorial rights in China. In 1977...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011106/sta_20060111015.shtml
News
This Day in History

...the world In 1942, Japan declared war against the Netherlands, the same day that Japanese forces invaded the Dutch East Indies. In 1943, the United States and Britain signed treaties relinquishing extraterritorial rights in China. In 1977...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011107/sta_20070111010.shtml
News
This Day in History

...the world In 1942, Japan declared war against the Netherlands, the same day that Japanese forces invaded the Dutch East Indies. In 1943, the United States and Britain signed treaties relinquishing extraterritorial rights in China.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011104/sta_dih.shtml
News
This Day in History

...West Indies. In 1815, Sir John A. Macdonald, the first prime minister of Canada, was born in Glasgow, Scotland. In 1942, Japan declared war against the Netherlands, the same day that Japanese forces invaded the Dutch East Indies.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011105/sta_20050111011.shtml
News
400 years old: Salem and Strawbery Banke

...as a colonial history lesson about sailing, the lives of sailors and captains and the global trade from Salem to the East Indies. From the Friendship, the ranger took us to the Salem Custom House and talked about Nathaniel Hawthorne's experiences...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053008/nei_284527655.shtml
'A view of the Ocean' chronicles a mother's demise

...Hartog writes that his mother "came into her own" after the death of her husband in 1939. Traveling in the Dutch East Indies to visit his brother, she was trapped behind enemy lines after the Japanese invaded in 1942. She was placed in a prison...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012508/boo_240253890.shtml
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