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AP - Edith Shain, who claimed to be the nurse who was smooched by a sailor in Times Square in the famous Life magazine photograph marking the end of World War II, has died. She was 91.
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by Gina EliseFrom the Washington Post, June 24 "Edith Shain, nurse kissing Navy man in Eisenstaedt's WWII photo, dies at 91":Edith Shain, 91, widely believed to be the uniformed nurse whose lip-locking embrace with a Navy sailor at the end of World War II was captured in a photograph that became one of the most iconic images of the time, died of cancer June 20 at her home in Los Angeles. Ms. Shain was working at Doctors Hospital in New York on Aug, 14, 1945, the day the war ended with the...Read Full Story
The original photo taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt in 1945
A Tribute To The Iconic V–J Day In Times Square Photo — Buzz Feed
Edith Shain, the nurse in the original V–J day in Times Square kiss photo, passed away recently at the age of 91. The iconic photo taken of her recieving a kiss from a solider on VJ Day will live on in history forever. RIP.
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I don’t usually post stuff like this however I feel this particular story deserves mention and some attention.. Public News of course but worthy of a moment of remembrance and our time. We all know this image and have seen it a thousand times. The nurse’s name is Edith Shain. She passed away this past weekend on Sunday at the age of 91. An icon and reminder of one of the greatest periods in American History..
“V–J day in Times Square portrays an American sailor kissing a young woman in a...Read Full Story
UK Today News: Edith Shain Dead – Nurse Who Was Kissed In Times Square Photo Dies at 91
Edith Shain, the main subject in the iconic photo who became famous world wide when she was kissed by a sailor on Times Square while celebrating USA’s victory over Japan in 1945, has passed away today. She was 91.
Her image had become immortal after her famous kiss photograph featured in ‘Life’ magazine – which showed her being kissed by a sailor after he had returned from the war on the 14th of August...Read Full Story