22 June 1945

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Okinawa

Organised Japanese resistance ends.

General Ushijima commits suicide while the US 10th Army

US 10th Army celebrates the victory with a flag raising ceremony

American casualties are 49,151, Japanese casualties are 117,400

Pacific

Organised resistance ends on Tarakan Island


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 22 June 1945, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1945_06_22.html
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