Snapshot of destroyed buildings from bombs and artillery shells in downtown Manila, the Philippines, in 1945 during World War II. The photograph was taken by or collected by Joseph J. Heller Jr. of the Headquarters Battery, 53rd Field Artillery Battalion, 6th Division, U.S. Army. Caption on back of photograph reads: “Ruins in Manila” .
From John J. Heller Jr. Papers, WWII 193, WWII Papers, Military Collection, State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh, N.C.
Owner: State Archives of North Carolina
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