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The ruins of Manila; Second only to the Battle of Stalingrad, the Battle of Manila saw the worst urban warfare of the Second World War, with house for house being fought for and civilians slaughtered. Fort Santiago, Battle Of Stalingrad, Evil Empire, Total War, History Projects, American War, World War Two, Ww2, Past

Once Upon a Time in War

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American soldiers outside the main building after after liberating American and Allied prisoners from Japanese captivity at Santo Tomas University. Photo taken on 05 February 1945 by Carl Mydans. Philippines Culture, Manila Philippines, University Of Santo Tomas, Fort Santiago, Philippine Architecture, American Soldiers, Historical Architecture, Old Buildings, Pinoy

Retrato: Filipinas Photo Collection

It looks like that picture was taken from the bell tower of Santa Cruz church. That picture looks down Escolta. If you turn to your right, you will see the...

Manila in ruins 1945 Philippines Culture, D Day, South Pacific, Manila, Aerial View, Ancient History, World War Ii, Wwii, City Photo

The battle for Manila was the first and fiercest urban fighting in the entire Pacific War, from the time MacArthur started his leapfrogging campaign from New Guinea in 1942, leading to the invasion of Japan in 1945. Few battles in the closing months of World War II exceeded the destruction and the brutality of the massacres and savagery of the fighting in Manila.

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Spanish colonial soldiers in Cuba & the Philippines wear the "Rayadillo" tropical uniform. The photo shows the "Los Últimos de Filipinas", the survivors of the last Spanish Garrison in the Philippines in Baler, Tayabas (now Quezon). It held out for 11 months before surrendering, beyond the cessation of hostilities between Spain & US and during the Philippine-American War. Then Philippine President Emilio Aguinaldo decreed that the survivors be treated "Not as prisoners of war but as… Emilio Aguinaldo, Thing 1, Prisoners Of War, American War, Spanish Colonial, Ibiza, Philippines, Projects To Try, Photo Wall

Spanish colonial soldiers in Cuba & the Philippines wear the "Rayadillo" tropical uniform. The photo shows the "Los Últimos de Filipinas", the survivors of the last Spanish Garrison in the Philippines in Baler, Tayabas (now Quezon). It held out for 11 months before surrendering, beyond the cessation of hostilities between Spain & US and during the Philippine-American War. Then Philippine President Emilio Aguinaldo decreed that the survivors be treated "Not as prisoners of war but as…

President Ramon Magsaysay was known as the "man of the masses" and was very popular among the Filipino people. During World War II, he survived the Fall of Bataan and fought as a guerrilla leader in Western Luzon. Time Vault, Time Magazine, Magazine Covers, Filipino Culture, Bataan, Online Archive, Head Of State, Face Reference, World History

President Ramon Magsaysay was known as the "man of the masses" and was very popular among the Filipino people. During World War II, he survived the Fall of Bataan and fought as a guerrilla leader in Western Luzon.