George Mendonsa, 95

According to the Associated Press, former sailor George Mendonsa, credited as being in one of the most iconic pictures of the 20th century, died on Feb. 17 at the age of 95.

Pictured, George Mendonsa holds a copy of Alfred Eisenstaedt’s photo of a sailor kissing a young woman in the middle of a jubilant crowd in Times Square, celebrating the news that Japan had surrendered to the United States, Aug. 14, 1945.
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