Listen: Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo dies at 95
"But kissing sailor in the iconic photo of the Times Square celebration at the end of World War Two has died. Officially the photo was called VJ day in Times Square. But it came to be known simply as the kiss the photo. First published in life magazine, captured a sailor kissing a woman in a nurse's uniform in Times Square on August fourteenth, nineteen forty five the day, Japan, surrendered ending World War Two. The sailor was George Mendonca the nurse was Greta Zimmer. Friedman Madonna's daughter tells the Providence Journal her father died Sunday at an assisted living facility in Middletown Rhode Island. He was ninety"