On This Day

22nd August 1945

  • The Soviet invasion of Maoka on Southern Sakhalin Island ends.
  • Emperor Puyi, Munchukuo’s puppet ruler and considered the last Emperor of China, is taken into custody by Soviet forces.
Emperor Puyi

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