The remains of one of Manila’s residential areas south of the Pasig River, which Japanese forces destroyed during the battle. U.S. Naval Historical Center photo USS_Akron_in_flight,_nov_1931 By Jared Keller on March 16, 2018 T&P on Facebook Enter to win a year's worth of mortgage or rent payments! BBMC's annual "We've Got Your Six Sweepstakes" is now open to veterans, active duty, and spouses. Learn more and enter.