The fantastic story behind the iconic image of nurse kissing sailor on vj day after she dies aged 92 greta zimmer friedman was immortalised in the famous wartime snap when emotion got the better. Sailor kissing nurse marks the end of world war ii blakely durham professor perkins engl 1302 8 may 2013 sailor kissing nurse marks the end of world war ii world war ii was a very iconic and memorable time in american history. V-j day in times square (also v-day and the kiss) is a photograph by alfred eisenstaedt that portrays a us navy sailor grabbing and kissing a stranger—a woman in a white dress—on victory over japan day (v-j day) in new york city's times square on august 14, 1945. It's a defining image of a turbulent time: a sailor kissing a nurse in new york's times square for the 92-year-old veteran, those events are closely intertwined.
The kissing sailor in the title of this intriguing book is the unknown swabbie who grabbed a pretty nurse (actually a dental assistant) and kissed her passionately in times square on the day world war ii ended it was v-j day, japan had been defeated at last, and overjoyed new yorkers flooded times square to celebrate. Austin, texas (reuters) - in the black-and-white photo, the sailor would always be a young man, locked in a kiss with a nurse in new york's times square to mark the end of world war two. In this photo provided by the us navy, a sailor and a nurse kiss passionately in manhattan's times square, as new york city celebrates the end of world war ii, on august 14, 1945. This bronze statue captures one of the most passionate moments in american history the photograph of the sailor kissing the nurse was captured in times square during the celebration of the end of wwii.
Hey, sailor elated after learning of the japanese surrender, a sailor plants a kiss on an unsuspecting passerby, in direct view of a photographer who snapped one of the most enduring images of our. Known as the v-j (victory over japan) day kiss, the captured photo of a sailor kissing a nurse in new york's times square on the 14 th august 1945, made waves all over the world as it got featured in the life magazine edition published the following week. A navy veteran who claimed to be the sailor who was kissing a nurse in the famous alfred eisenstaedt photo taken in times square on v-j day has died glenn mcduffie's daughter said he died sunday. Glenn mcduffie, the us navy veteran who kissed a nurse in an iconic photo taken in new york on v-day in 1945, has passed away aged 86. Greta friedman, the woman in white kissed by a sailor in new york's times square in a photograph symbolising the end of the second world war, has died aged 92.
Alfred eisenstaedt failed to do so with his renowned image of a sailor kissing a nurse in times square on aug 14, 1945, during the celebration to mark v-j day, the end of world war ii. It's from aug 14, 1945, the day japan surrendered to end world war ii, when a sailor and nurse locked lips in times square he co-wrote a new book, the kissing sailor: the mystery behind the. A man who became known for claiming he was the us sailor kissing a woman in times square in a famous second world war-era photo has died aged 86 glenn mcduffie died on march 9 in a nursing home. Greta zimmer friedman kissing a sailor in times sqaure in 1945 (image: ap) a nurse featured in one of the most famous photographs of the 20th century has passed away, aged 92. Unconditional surrender is a series of sculptures by seward johnson resembling a photograph by alfred eisenstaedt, v-j day in times square, but said by johnson to be based on a similar, less well known, photograph by victor jorgensen.
A 26ft statue depicting a famous new york times square kiss that celebrated the end of world war ii has been unveiled to mark the 65th anniversary of the us victory over japan. It is an image that captured an epic moment in us history - a sailor locked in a passionate kiss with a nurse in new york city's times square at the end of world war ii. Kissing the war goodbye vj day wars end kiss sailor nurse nyc thick cardstock po see more like this 'kissing the war goodbye sailor and nurse' framed photographic print direct from wayfair. The image of a sailor kissing a nurse on the day world war ii ended kept company with joe rosenthal's photo of the flag raising at iwo jima that photo proudly exemplified what a hard-fought victory looks like.
The woman photographed in the iconic picture of a world war ii sailor kissing a nurse died thursday at the age of 92 greta zimmer friedman, identified later as the nurse in the photo, became the. A 13-ton statue of a sailor kissing a nurse is provoking a debate about sexual aggression in france where the image is on loan for a year at a memorial site in normandy the sculpture is based on a photograph by alfred eisenstaedt of a kiss in times square at the end of world war ii, which appeared. Glenn mcduffie, the man believed to be the kissing sailor of times square captured in life magazine's pages in 1945, died this month but not before the feminist establishment successfully. Michelle miller takes a look at the photo known simply as the kiss, and introduces us to the famous sailor and nurse whose embrace has inspired the country for seven decades category news.
Experts agree, through similar forensic analysis, that the nurse is greta the kissing sailor has collected all the research in hopes of being the final word on the subject the clincher for the authors is the presence of rita, so long overlooked, quite recognizable in outtakes standing in the background. Sailor kissing nurse marks the end of world war ii world war ii was a very iconic and memorable time in american history because the war lasted for nearly seven years, the ending was an absolute celebration the united sates had come out on top and citizens all around the country rejoiced for weeks. Remember the iconic black and white picture of a sailor kissing a nurse that became the defining image of the end of world war ii greta friedman, one of the three women who later claimed to be.