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The Kiss - V-J Day

At the news of the Japanese surrender, people spilled out into Times Square in New York City to celebrate V-J Day(Victory over Japan). This photograph shows a sailor grabbing a nurse, bending her back, and giving her a big kiss. Taken by Navy Victor Jorgensen photographer, it resembles (but isn't quite as good as) the famous photo taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt for Life magazine.

A sailor kisses a nurse on a busy street. They are both wearing their work apparel.
Citation (Chicago Style): 

Jorgensen, Victor. New York City celebrating the surrender of Japan. They threw anything and kissed anybody in Times Square. Photo. August 14, 1945. (accessed May 25, 2022).

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