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#1 Korean War Goodbye Kiss, Los Angeles, Sept. 6, 1950

#2 American Soldiers Getting Last Kiss On Ship Before Deployment To Egypt, 1963

#3 A Sailor Kissing A Nurse In New York’s Times Square. This Iconic Photo Symbolizes The End Of World War II, 1945

#3 A Sailor Kissing A Nurse In New York’s Times Square. This Iconic Photo Symbolizes The End Of World War II, 1945

A 25 foot sculpture portraying Alfred Eisenstaedt’s photograph of a sailor kissing a nurse stands in Times Square to celebrate and remember the end of World War II. Couples have gathered to reenact the famous kiss.  

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10 Historical Photos

1) An Austrian boy after receiving new shoes during World War One

2) The unbroken seal on Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922 (3,245 years untouched)

3) The Eiffel Tower being painted in 1932

4) The last known photo of the Titanic above water in 1912

5) The “V-J Day” photo of the sailor and the nurse kissing in Times Square on August 14th 1945

6) A stripper visiting the trading floor of the Toronto Stock Exchange in the late 1970s

7) A soviet solider chasing a man who had thrown stones at a tank in the Prague spring of 1968

8) A little girl sitting with her doll at her bombed home in London during 1940

9) The Beatles playing for 18 people in the Aldershot Club during December 1961. In 1 year and a half they would become world famous.

10) The first Woodstock in 1969