Man Widely Known As The ‘Kissing Sailor’ In 1945 V-J Day Photo Dies

by EYDER PERALTA

March 14, 2014 8:37 PM
As pedestrians watch, an American sailor passionately kisses a white-uniformed nurse in Times Square to celebrate the long awaited-victory over Japan on August 14, 1945.

As pedestrians watch, an American sailor passionately kisses a white-uniformed nurse in Times Square to celebrate the long awaited-victory over Japan on August 14, 1945.

Alfred Eisenstaedt/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

The man widely believed to be at the center of an iconic 1945 photo showing a sailor kissing a nurse in the middle of Times Square on V-J Day has died.

The Associated Press reports that Glenn McDuffie died of natural causes on Sunday in a nursing home in Dallas.

Read More: http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/03/14/290273003/man-widely-known-as-the-kissing-sailor-in-1945-v-j-day-photo-dies

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