22 May 1939
  • Kurt Fricke was awarded the Sudetenland Medal. ww2dbase [Kurt Frike | CPC]
  • Myoko, flagship of Vice Admiral Koichi Shiozawa of Japanese Navy 5th Fleet, arrived in Xiamen, China in response to recent British, French, and American troop arrivals in the international zone. ww2dbase [Myoko | CPC]
  • Italy and Germany signed the "Pact of Steel" in Berlin, Germany. ww2dbase [The Pact of Steel | TH]

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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