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Kissing the war goodbye: Remembering iconic photo 70 years after VJ day

70 years ago this weekend, the Japanese government announced the unconditional surrender of its armed forces to the Allied Nations, bringing a formal end to the Second World War. As our country broke out in celebration, a single photograph was snapped which would ultimately define this historic event. Michelle Miller takes a look at the photo known simply as “The Kiss,” and introduces us to the famous sailor and nurse whose embrace has inspired the country for seven decades.
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