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It is, arguably, the single most famous still image of the 20th century: a sailor kissing a nurse in Times Square on V-J Day in August 1945.
On the anniversary of that August 14th afternoon 67 years ago, LIFE.com presents not only Eisenstaedt’s storied photograph — and one marvelous photo of the man himself in the midst of the hoopla, at left — but pictures taken around the country by other LIFE photographers, as well, as word spread that Japan had surrendered.

See more of the photos here on LIFE.com

The kiss

tierdropp:

life:

It is, arguably, the single most famous still image of the 20th century: a sailor kissing a nurse in Times Square on V-J Day in August 1945.

On the anniversary of that August 14th afternoon 67 years ago, LIFE.com presents not only Eisenstaedt’s storied photograph — and one marvelous photo of the man himself in the midst of the hoopla, at left — but pictures taken around the country by other LIFE photographers, as well, as word spread that Japan had surrendered.
See more of the photos here on LIFE.com

The kiss

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