The Resource The kissing sailor : the mystery behind the photo that ended World War II, Lawrence Verria & George Galdorisi ; foreword by David Hartman

The kissing sailor : the mystery behind the photo that ended World War II, Lawrence Verria & George Galdorisi ; foreword by David Hartman

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The kissing sailor : the mystery behind the photo that ended World War II
Title
The kissing sailor
Title remainder
the mystery behind the photo that ended World War II
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence Verria & George Galdorisi ; foreword by David Hartman
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eng
Summary
"On August 14, 1945, Alfred Eisenstaedt took a picture of a sailor kissing a nurse in Times Square, minutes after they heard of Japan's surrender to the United States. Two weeks later LIFE magazine published that image. It became one of the most famous WWII photographs in history (and the most celebrated photograph ever published in the world's dominant photo-journal), a cherished reminder of what it felt like for the war to finally be over. Everyone who saw the picture wanted to know more about the nurse and sailor, but Eisenstaedt had no information and a search for the mysterious couple's identity took on a dimension of its own."--Publisher's web site
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940.54/5973092
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photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
D816
LC item number
.V47 2012
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
The kissing sailor : the mystery behind the photo that ended World War II, Lawrence Verria & George Galdorisi ; foreword by David Hartman
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The kissing sailor : the mystery behind the photo that ended World War II, Lawrence Verria & George Galdorisi ; foreword by David Hartman
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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ocn757469507
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Extent
xx, 267 p.
Isbn
9781612510781
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2012007542
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photographs

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