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Manila: My City at War

Posted by ayalamuseum on January 21, 2015

“Now but a valley of shudders was Manila, where the famine had become visible as bloated bodies collapsed on the sidewalks.” Thus Nick Joaquin describes the city during the Japanese occupation in World War II, from 1942 to 1945. It was a time of hunger, pillage, rape, massacre, and bombing. Children were bayoneted in front […]