Edith Shain



Age: 91


Summary: nurse who was famously photographed being kissed by an American sailor in New York's Time Square on Aug. 14, 1965 to celebrate the end of World War II, in the V-J Day picture by photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt captured an epic moment in U.S. history and became an iconic imagine marking the end of the war being published in Life magazine, but whose identity was not known until the late 1970's and the identity of the sailor remains disputed and unresolved.



Cause of Death: Liver cancer


Born: July 29, 1918


Died: June 20, 2010


Location: Los Angeles, California