The Kissing Sailor in Iconic Photograph Passes Away Aged 95

There are a few pictures that have been taken in history that really capture the hearts, and the imaginations of millions around the world, and the capture of a kiss in Times Square is one of them. Snapped on August 14th, 1945 during celebrations in New York City’s Times Square, the kiss is perhaps the most iconic photograph from world war two. Sadly the kissing sailor, George Mendonsa who was snapped during an embrace with Greta Zimmer Friedman has passed away at age 95. Join us after the break to learn more about this iconic photograph.


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