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