Lat 14° 37' 0N Long 120° 58' 0E The Tondo District is located in the northwest of Manila. Borders Manila Bay to the west, Navotas to the northwest, Caloocan City to the north and Stanta Cruz District is located to the east.
Occupied by the Japanese during 1942 until early February 1945. During the Battle of Manila starting on February 3, 1945 retreating Japanese forces began burning this area
of the city. On February 5, 1945 a Japanese field gun was setup outside
while civilians were hiding inside. Spotted by a US Army liaison
plane, this gun was targeted and destroyed.
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February 21, 2020