V-J Day in Times Square, a photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt, was published in Life in 1945

V-J Day in Times Square, a photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt, was published in Life in 1945 with the caption, “In New York’s Times Square a white-clad girl clutches her purse and skirt as an uninhibited sailor plants his lips squarely on hers”

Alfred Eisenstaedt signing his famous V-J Day photograph on the afternoon of August 23, 1995, while sitting in his Menemsha Inn cabin located on Martha’s Vineyard. He died about eight hours later.

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