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    World War II: Photos We Remember | LIFE.com In this and dozens of other, similar pictures made at New York's Penn Station in 1944, LIFE's Alfred Eisenstaedt captured a private moment repeated in public millions of times over the course of the war: a guy, a girl, a goodbye — and no assurance that he'll make it back. By war's end, more than 400,000 American troops had been killed.

  • José Antônio Orlando

    "The kiss - Couple in Penn Station, jan. 1943", photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt. Veja também: http://semioticas1.blogspot.com.br/2012/01/homens-ilustres.html

  • Emmy Gray

    Zahidee Mercedes - ‎Old Images of New York Group Farewell: A couple in Penn Station share a kiss before he ships off to WWII in December, 1943

  • Adrienne Blair

    World War II: Classic LIFE Magazine Pictures. A goodbye kiss at New York's Penn Station in 1944

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