Ninety one-year-old Edith Shain poses with a photo of her famous kiss with a sailor on V-J Day at the end of World War II April 20, 2010 in San Francisco, California. Shain, who claims to be the nurse in the famous kiss picture that was photographed by Alfred Eisenstaedt was meeting with veterans at the VA Hospital as part of her 'Keep the Spirit Alive' campaign that raises awareness about the 65th anniversary of World War II.
Army National Guard Capt. Ben Summers and girlfriend Elizabeth Booher kiss as they join dozens of couples in Times Square for a group kiss on the anniversary of the end of World War 2. Summers, an Afghanistan War veteran, also proposed to his lady friend as the couples mimicked the famous shot, captured by photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt, of a sailor kissing a nurse on Broadway on V-J Day, 62 years ago.
Carl Muscarello and Edith Shain, who claim to be the nurse and sailor in the famous photograph taken on V-J Day, kiss next to a sculpture based on the photograph in Times Square to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II August 14, 2005 in New York City. Alfred Eisenstaedt took the famous photograph in Times Square but did not note the names of the people in the picture.
Edith Shain stands next to a statue depicting a U.S. sailor and a nurse kissing that will be on display in Times Square until Aug. 14 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of VJ Day. The famous kiss between Shain, now 87, and the sailor was caught on film by Life magazine photographer Alfred Eisenstadt and became a symbol of the euphoria at the end of World War II.
Eighty six-year-old Edith Shain stands in Times Square in front of a statue of her famous kiss with a sailor on V-J Day at the end of World War II August 11, 2005 in New York City. The famous kiss was photographed by Alfred Eisenstaedt and the unveiling of the statue coincides with the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II on August 14, 1945. The sailor in the photograph has never been positively identified.
Premium Rates Apply. NEW YORK, UNITED STATES - AUGUST 14: A jubilant American sailor clutching a white-uniformed nurse in a back-bending, passionate kiss as he vents his joy while thousands jam Times Square to celebrate the long awaited-victory over Japan.