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%
8%
77%
7%
97
flagAustralia
4%
11%
73%
9%
61
flagThailand
12%
12%
62%
8%
24
flagSpain
6%
13%
60%
16%
43
flagUkraine
4%
21%
60%
13%
23
flagIndia
14%
8%
57%
19%
91
flagSweden
15%
6%
56%
21%
46
flagCanada
5%
14%
55%
21%
78
flagNorway
16%
8%
54%
21%
37
flagGermany
14%
14%
53%
16%
255
flagthe United States
14%
14%
52%
16%
864
flagBelgium
17%
17%
52%
13%
23
flagthe United Kingdom
13%
14%
51%
19%
609
flagthe Netherlands
13%
16%
49%
21%
61
flagPoland
17%
18%
44%
18%
16950
flagFrance
5%
17%
44%
28%
52
flagMexico
18%
11%
41%
25%
127
flagItaly
17%
23%
43%
12%
39
flagRepublic of Ireland
20%
14%
36%
27%
55
flagUU
28%
18%
34%
18%
49

Gender

men47%
women35%
Bangkok
15%
17%
Kuala Lumpur
18%
21%
Manila
47%
36%
Jakarta
18%
25%

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