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A nurse who was famously photographed being kissed by an American sailor in New York's Times Square in 1945 to celebrate the end of World War Two has died at the age of 91. Her name was Mrs Edith Shine. - The identity of the sailor remains disputed and unresolved, although a man named Carl Muscarello has claimed it was him. - From then on the photograph also made its mark on Shain's life as the fame she garnered led to invites to war related events such a wreath layings, parades and other…

Japanese nurses and soldiers who have surrendered to the Americans just before the Japanese capitulation in 1945.

World War II. Benito Mussolini (1883-1945) and his mistress Claretta Petacci (1912-1945) hung by their feet in Piazzale Loreto in Milan (Italy). On April 1945.

East German soldier named Hans Conrad Schumann who famously defected to West Germany during the construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961.

This is an old snapshot of two Japanese soldiers pausing for a brief moment during World War II for posterity. There is nothing written on the back to identify either of these men or to indicate exactly when or where the photograph was taken.

US Army WAACs Advert Print World War II