"the kiss, was it spontaneous or was it staged?"the kiss was completely spontaneous. he said the nurse was 'the bee's knees' and he was absolutely in love with her. the kiss was a symbol of true love and joy that the war was over." -Letters to Juliet
LOVE AND WAR. AND LOVE. There's a iconic photo taken on August 1945 by the legendary photographer Alfred Eisenstadt. It is the day World War II ended, and the photo is called "The Kiss." A young sailor in Times.