Iconic Pose of WW2 Couple

San Diego City Guide

The iconic pose of a young American sailor stealing a kiss from a young nurse has been capture in a massive statue located on the San Diego waterfront.

The statue is based on a photograph taken in Times Square on V-J Day and suvbsequently published in a 1945 Life Magazine.

Iconic Pose of Nurse and Salor
Statue of Sailor and Nurse on the San Diego Harbor

The original photograph was take by Alfred Eisenstaedt.  The 25 foot-tall sculpture in San Diego USA cost about one million dollars to build.

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