This photo of the totally destroyed city was taken in May 1945. Which city was that?

Bangkok
Kuala Lumpur
Manila
Jakarta
The one-­month Battle of Manila was the scene of the worst urban fighting in the Pacific theater. It cul­mi­nat­ed in total dev­as­ta­tion of the city and a blood­bath often compared to Stal­in­grad. Manila was listed as the second most dev­as­tat­ed capital city of WW2, after Warsaw.

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Bangkok
Kuala Lumpur
Manila
Jakarta
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flagthe Philippines
6%
7%
77%
6%
104
flagAustralia
4%
10%
76%
8%
67
flagJapan
7%
15%
67%
9%
52
flagThailand
11%
11%
61%
11%
26
flagSpain
6%
13%
60%
16%
43
flagDenmark
15%
15%
57%
11%
26
flagIndia
13%
8%
56%
20%
93
flagSweden
16%
6%
56%
22%
50
flagCanada
4%
14%
55%
21%
83
flagNorway
15%
7%
55%
21%
38
flagthe United States
14%
14%
53%
15%
950
flagGermany
15%
14%
53%
15%
287
flagthe United Kingdom
12%
13%
52%
18%
665
flagthe Netherlands
11%
17%
49%
19%
67
flagPoland
17%
17%
45%
18%
18190
flagFrance
5%
17%
42%
30%
56
flagMexico
18%
11%
41%
25%
127
flagUnknown
25%
18%
41%
14%
107
flagItaly
20%
20%
43%
12%
48
flagRepublic of Ireland
18%
13%
38%
27%
59

Gender

men47%
women35%
Bangkok
15%
17%
Kuala Lumpur
18%
21%
Manila
47%
35%
Jakarta
18%
24%

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This photo of the totally destroyed city was taken in May 1945. Which city was that?
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Author: София
Illustration: John T Pilot
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