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Alfred Eisenstaedt 
V.J. Day 
1945 
  
Gelatin silver print 
Various sizes 
  
LIFE 
Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images 
  
 
LL/88262 
  
The woman being kissed was Greta Friedman who was a dental assistant wearing a nurse’s uniform. The sailor was George Mendonsa and his girlfriend, and later his wife, Rita Petrie can be seen on the left.
 
George Mendonsa, The Kissing Sailor in famous photograph, dies at 95, The Guardian (British newspaper), 18 February 2019 
 

 
  
 
  
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