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22 May 1946
  • The secret clauses of the Molotov-Robbentrop Pact were published by newspaper to Soviet dismay. ww2dbase [Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact | CPC]
Czechoslovakia
  • Karl Hermann Frank was executed by hanging at the Pankrác Prison in Prague, Czechoslovakia. ww2dbase [Karl Hermann Frank | Prague | CPC]
Dutch East Indies
  • Allied repatriation ship Hikawa Maru arrived at Balikpapan, Borneo and embarked Japanese personnel. She departed later on the same day. ww2dbase [Hikawa Maru | Balikpapan, Borneo | CPC]
Japan
  • Shigeru Yoshida became the 45th Prime Minister and the Demobilization Minister of Japan. ww2dbase [Shigeru Yoshida | CPC]
Russia
  • G. S. Bolotin-Balyasny stepped down as GUKR SMERSH's chief in the 3rd Byelorussian Front; Colonel Pyotr P. Timofeev stepped down from a similar positions in the 2nd Ukrainian Front. ww2dbase [CPC]

22 May 1946 Interactive Map

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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