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English: "New York City celebrating the surrender of Japan. They threw anything and kissed anybody in Times Square."
  • National archive number 80-G-377094
  • Naval Historical Center #520697
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Author Lt. Victor Jorgensen
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In the Winter 2004, Vol. 36, No. 4 of the National Archives magazine, Prologue, named this image one of its top ten requested images[1]

The other 10 were:

  • Iwo Jima flag raising


  1. By Ellen Fried (Winter 2004
    date QS:P,+2004-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P4241,Q40720553
    , Vol. 36, No. 4). From Pearl Harbor to Elvis: Images That Endure. Retrieved on 2007-01-02.

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