AW!! this is the lady that is in my most favorite photo EVER!! Greta Friedman, of Frederick, holds an autographed copy of the famous Life magazine photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt taken in New York's Times Square on V-J Day in 1945. Authors of a new book say they have proved the people in the photo are Friedman and George Mendonsa. (Courtesy Sam Yu/Frederick News Post)
Greta Friedman, Nurse In The Iconic WWII Times Square Kissing Photo, Has Died
"Unconditional Surrender" statue on Sarasota, Florida's bayfront ... from the V-J Day in Times Square photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt that portrays George Mendosa, an American sailor, kissing Greta Friedman, a woman in a white dress on Victory over Japan Day (V-J Day) in Times Square, New York City, on August 14, 1945. The photograph, which was published a week later in Life magazine, is known under various titles, such as V-J Day in Times Square, V-Day, and The Kiss.
Details about LIFE MAGAZINE September 15, 1966 Times Square Sailor Nurse Kiss Greta Friedman