1945 | On August 14, 1945 — VJ Day — a jubilant sailor plants a kiss on a nurse in Times Square to celebrate the Allies' long- awaited World War II victory over Japan. Originally published (not as a cover shot, as most people assume today, but as just one in a series of "VJ Day victory celebration" images featured in the middle of the magazine) in the August 27, 1945, issue of LIFE.
Iconic photo of happy sailor kissing nurse in Times Square during impromptu VJ Day celebration following announcement of the Japanese surrender and the end of WWII on August 14, 1945.
Legendary kiss V–J day in Times Square Alfred Eisenstaedt V-J Day in Times Square, a photograph by 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
"Times Square Kiss" One Kiss Times Square After ii World War. Edith Swain - Nurse in Famous Wwii "Times Square Kiss" Photo | TripAdvisor™
This image swells my heart :) A kiss shared during a V-day victory parade in Times Square. I love the people smiling and laughing in the
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Sailor kissing the Nurse in Times Square on V-day at the end of WWII - one of my favorites.