22 Jul 1945
  • USS Pompon arrived at Guam, Mariana Islands, ending her ninth and final war patrol. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Caiman departed Fremantle, Australia for her fourth war patrol. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • The first of American troops with combat experience in Europe arrived in the Philippine Islands. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • 23 American B-29 bombers based in Iwo Jima, Japan mined the Korean coast. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • I-400 arrived at Mutsu, Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • I-401 arrived at Mutsu, Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Pacific Ocean
  • USS Sea Robin sank a small Japanese vessel with her deck gun in the East China Sea. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 22 Jul 1945
Australian Army Lieutenant MG Searles, 2/25 infantry battalion, inspecting a Japanese Jeep found abandoned on the Milford highway near Popes Track, Balikpapan area, Borneo, 22 Jul 1945Harry Truman speaking with US Army chaplain Colonel Curtis Tuernan during the Potsdam Conference, Germany, 22 Jul 1945

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

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