Life magazine's famous 1945 photo of a sailor kissing his gal in Time Square left no doubt to a battle-weary nation that World War II was over.
What has always been up for argument, however, is the identity of that smooching couple, caught locking lips 67 years ago today.
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Various Navy vets and nurses have stepped forward over the years to take credit for that iconic embrace, and now that debate takes a new turn with the publication of "The Kissing Sailor: The Mystery Behind the Photo That Ended World War II."
Co-authors Lawrence Verria, a high school history teacher, and George Galdorisi, a retired Navy captain, believe that they've identified the woman as a dental assistant on her lunch break and the man as a tipsy sailor who'd been on a date with another young lady that historic afternoon.
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