California 1950 - A soldier leans out of a train to kiss a woman goodbye. --- click the image to see more "Powerful Vintage Photos of Soldiers Kissing Their Loved Ones" @ My Modern Metropolis. I'm just a sucker for vintage kissing pictures.
1945 — V-J Day in Times Square/Alfred Eisenstaedt/The LIFE Picture Collection / Getty Images An American sailor passionately kisses a nurse as thousands jam into Times Square to celebrate the long-awaited victory over Japan in World War II.
Legendary kiss V–J day in Times Square Alfred Eisenstaedt , was published in Life in 1945 with the caption, In New York's Times Square a white-clad girl clutches her purse and skirt as an uninhibited sailor plants his lips squarely on hers