Details: This poster shows the black and white picture of a sailor kissing a nurse on the street. At the bottom it says Kissing on VE Day, Times Square NYC .
One of the most famous photographs ever published by Life Magazine was shot in Times Square on V-J Day, taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt. Some dozen ex-sailors have claimed to be the amorous seaman and at least two other former nurses have identified themselves as his partner. Life accepted nurse Edith Cullen Shain's claim to this honor.