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
answers
flagAustralia
4%
9%
78%
8%
73
flagthe Philippines
7%
9%
75%
6%
110
flagJapan
7%
14%
68%
9%
54
flagThailand
11%
8%
67%
8%
34
flagSpain
8%
14%
60%
14%
48
flagIndia
13%
9%
57%
21%
100
flagSweden
15%
5%
56%
21%
51
flagNorway
14%
7%
56%
21%
41
flagCanada
6%
14%
55%
20%
94
flagthe United Kingdom
12%
12%
54%
18%
744
flagthe United States
14%
14%
53%
14%
1041
flagBelgium
16%
13%
53%
16%
30
flagGermany
15%
15%
52%
16%
297
flagthe Netherlands
14%
17%
48%
18%
70
flagPoland
17%
17%
45%
18%
19824
flagItaly
16%
18%
45%
18%
61
flagFrance
4%
19%
42%
30%
63
flagMexico
18%
11%
41%
25%
127
flagUnknown
21%
20%
39%
17%
186
flagRepublic of Ireland
16%
13%
38%
29%
65

Gender

men47%
women35%
Bangkok
15%
17%
Kuala Lumpur
18%
22%
Manila
47%
35%
Jakarta
19%
24%

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Illustration: John T Pilot
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