New Book Identifies the Couple in Iconic WWII ‘Kissing Sailor’ Photograph

Posted by admin on May 3, 2012

It is an image that captured an epic moment in U.S. 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. For decades, the identity of the pair in the 1945 photograph has been disputed.

Now, a new book promises to resolve the long-held mystery by revealing 89-year-olds George Mendonsa and Greta Zimmer Friedman as the couple for whom the world stopped following Japan’s surrender.

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