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22 Sep 1945

Belgium
  • Edward Brooks' son, Major Edward Brooks, Jr., was killed in Belgium in a night flight training landing accident. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
China
  • The overworked Milton Miles was placed under house arrest at his headquarters in Chongqing, China by the orders of his physician. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Dutch East Indies
  • Australian troops arrived on Ambon island, Maluku Islands, Indonesia. ww2dbase [CPC]
French Indochina
  • General Lu Han, commanding officer of the Chinese occupation force in northern French Indochina, assured Ho Chi Minh that he had no intention of declaring martial law (as the British had in Saigon on 19 Sep 1945) as long as order was maintained in the northern region. ww2dbase [CPC]
Hawaii
  • USS Hawkbill departed Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii for San Francisco, California, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
Japan
  • The US 5th Marine Division landed at Nagasaki on Kyushu Island, Japan, for occupation duties. ww2dbase [AC]
  • US 5th Marine Division landed at Sasebo, Japan and took control of the Sasebo Naval District, including its shipyards. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United States
  • USS Becuna arrived at San Diego, California, United States and was assigned to the Submarine Force of the US Navy Pacific Fleet. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Carbonero arrived at Seattle, Washington, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Taken out of context, George Patton's careless comparison of Nazi Party members in Germany to Democratic Party or Republican Party members in the United States stirred much controversy within the United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 22 Sep 1945
A Kairyu-class submarine outside her cave hideaway, Japan, 22 Sep 1945; the men were crew of American cruiser BostonChinese General Hu Zongnang reading the Japanese surrender document, Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China, 22 Sep 1945

22 Sep 1945 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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