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    • Amy Baley

      Classic kiss. Sailor & Nurse

    • lara

      Famous Kiss. Sailor, Nurse

    • Staci Richins

      The Secret Identity of the Kissed Nurse : The Scuttlefish

    • Irka Potsdammer Anstadt

      The famous, original photo taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt 1945 (end of war.) Edith Shain, the nurse in the original V–J day in Times Square "kiss photo", passed away recently at the age of 91. The iconic photo taken of her, receiving a kiss from a solider, on VJ Day will live on in history forever. See previous photo: the soldier after 70 years!

    • Molly Cummins

      Sailor Kisses Nurse on V-J Day

    • Manda W.

      The Kissing Sailor Photograph: An Iconic Image of War, Not Romance -- "Recently the people in the original photograph were identified. From their story, we now know that George Mendonsa was on a date with another woman when the Japanese surrendered. After a few drinks at a nearby bar, he went out on the street and grabbed Greta Zimmer Friedman for a kiss... [Quote:] 'The man was very strong. I wasn't kissing him. He was kissing me.'" (Sociological Images)

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