Glenn McDuffie facts for kids
Glenn Edward McDuffie (May 31, 1927 – March 9, 2014) was an American retired World War II soldier. He was known for being the subject of Alfred Eisenstaedt's photograph V-J Day in Times Square. He was kissing nurse Edith Shain because World War II ended.
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V-J Day in Times Square, a photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt, was published in Life in 1945 with the caption, "In New York's Times Square a white-clad girl clutches her purse and skirt as an uninhibited sailor plants his lips squarely on hers"
Edith Shain, shown at the 2008 Memorial Day parade in Washington, D.C., has been determined as not likely to be the subject of the photograph
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