1945 — V-J Day in Times Square/Alfred Eisenstaedt/The LIFE Picture Collection / Getty Images An American sailor passionately kisses a nurse as thousands jam into Times Square to celebrate the long-awaited victory over Japan in World War II.
"Have your wall, but my generation will tear it down," c. Photo credit: Does anyone know where this picture was taken or who took it? Remember the wall that separated a city? It, too, was eventually torn down.
28 Of The Most Powerful Pictures From World War II In The Pacific
Haze was convinced he would only go off to World War II for around 4 months, but ended up fighting for 4 years. This hardened him inside. He went into the war intending to go back and be a preacher like his grandfather, but came out an atheist.
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Gallery Wall Ideas - Creative Picture Walls | Gallery walls are a decor trend that seem to be able to stand the test of time and for good reason. Powerful, beautiful, and full of character, these commanding art displays are a great way to fill up a large empty wall at home, without having to pull out your paint brushes (and with plenty more personality to boot).