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Kissing in Color

The V-J Day photograph of a sailor kissing a nurse in Times Square at the end of WWII was featured first in Life Magazine. It is a photo that became instantly famous and is still celebrated. 62 more words


Poo guy, tit woman and the little legend

In the end, our baby son stuck two tiny fingers up at the Chinese government’s best efforts to sabotage his entry into the world. Not that we knew this when, in the days leading up to his due date, Beijing closed major roads for the WWII 70th anniversary military parade and put parts of the city under martial law, making it impossible for us to know whether we could catch a taxi to the hospital should I go into labour. 626 more words


"Gratitude, V-J Day, and the elusive AB 199," in this week's issue of the MANILA MAIL (Sept. 2-8, 2015; page A5)

Pilipinasblitz Forever
A column by Bles Carmona
For the week of Sept. 2-8, 2015

Gratitude, V-J Day, and the elusive AB 199

Among other things, we shall be talking about “pagtanaw ng utang na loob” or owing a debt of gratitude. 1,220 more words

Bataan Legacy Historical Society

SHAKO: 70th Anniversary of End of World War II

V-J Day Plus 70.

Seventy years ago today, September 2, 1945 the Second World War came to an end, after six and a half horrendous years that saw millions killed around the globe. 500 more words

National Security And Defense

V-J Day +70 Years

For much of my life my neighbors and many of my school teachers were World War Two veterans. I thought about them, and their fellow vets who touched my life in the classroom as another autumn approaches, because this September 2nd marks the 70th anniversary of V-J Day and the end of the Second World War. 428 more words


Lead Us Not Into Temptation

Good morning. It is Wednesday, September 2, 2015. The “-ber” months are here. My favorite time of year.

Today’s word of the day, from the Oxford English Dictionary, is… 835 more words


V-J Day: The End of an Era & Return to Normal

When World War II ended in August 1945, Americans entered a period of readjustment. After decades of depression and war, the country had to cope with the emotional, physical, and economic wounds of war. 279 more words

Emily Esten