Contrary to popular opinion, the two in the picture were not lovers; the soldier was jubilantly planting kisses on women in Times Square Read more at http://all-that-is-interesting.com/the-ten-most-iconic-photos-of-the-1940s/2/#5U81jBSeDgf1bjMQ.99
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A Vibrant Past: Colorizing the Archives of History
Photo colorization by Sanna Dullaway / Original image by Alfred Eisenstaedt—Time Pictures/Getty Images ~ A jubilant American sailor clutching a pretty white-uniformed nurse in a joyful, back-bending, passionate kiss while thousands jam the Times Square area to celebrate the long awaited victory over Japan.