At the end of WWII on VJ Day 1945 a war that had lasted for 6 years for Europe and almost 4 years for
, everyone celebrated. Alfred Eisenstaedt captured the famous photo of a US Sailor kissing a nurse in front of America New York’s Times Square, little did he know that would become the most famous photo from WWII.
Edith Shain who claimed for years to be the nurse in the famous photo dies at the age of 91 and will forever go down in history as the nurse in the VJ day photo. She and Carl Muscarello said that people were all kissing and that they never imagined having their photo on Life Magazine. (See here at this article at
Edith Shain and whoever the mystery man may be, will forever live in my memory as the most romantic photo I have ever seen.