22 Apr 1949

  • He Yingqin was named the acting Minister of Defense. ww2dbase [He Yingqin | CPC]
  • Yan Xishan sent a cable from Nanjing, China to Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, China where his troops were besieged by Communists; he urged his officers to refuse demands for surrender. ww2dbase [Yan Xishan | Nanjing | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 22 Apr 1949
USS Essex undergoing modernization at drydock no. 5 of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington, United States, 22 Apr 1949; seen in US Navy Naval Aviation News Aug 1949

22 Apr 1949 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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