Kissing Statue

Kissing Statue This Kissing Statue page is based on the statue on Tuna Harbor Island in San Diego, Ca. The Kissing Statue is based on this spontaneous photo taken in Times Square on August 14, 1945 the moment after President Harry S.

Truman announced Victory over Japan and the End of World War II. "Kissing the War Goodbye" by Victor Jorgensen

The photo was taken by Victor Jorgensen, who was a Navy Photo Journalist. On August 15, his photo was published in the New York Times. Jorgensen titled his photograph: Kissing the War Goodbye! Another photographer, Alfred Eisenstaedt, also photographed this impromptu moment of the sailo

Truman announced Victory over Japan and the End of World War II. "Kissing the War Goodbye" by Victor Jorgensen

The photo was taken by Victor Jorgensen, who was a Navy Photo Journalist. On August 15, his photo was published in the New York Times. Jorgensen titled his photograph: Kissing the War Goodbye! Another photographer, Alfred Eisenstaedt, also photographed this impromptu moment of the sailo

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07/12/2020

Kissing Statue's cover photo

Wow, We had buches of likes this week!  I am TjJim.com and I am the administrator for the kissing statue for Facebook. I...
06/10/2020
TJ Jim | Illegal Alien Living in Mexico

Wow, We had buches of likes this week! I am TjJim.com and I am the administrator for the kissing statue for Facebook. I am also a professional musician and I will be bringing my fantastic rolling piano bar to the kissing statue in the coming days. Come by and sing with me!

I Don’t Have Much Time! Posted by admin | Jun 6, 2020 | FreedomBusker, My Problem of Time, San Diego, Time, TjBusker | 0 |

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12/10/2019

This is San Dieg's #StatueOfLiberty

03/11/2019

Very soon, we want to have a JamClass.org at the KissingStatue! We could do a 40's theme!

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/02/18/sailor-kissing-woman-vj-day-photo-times-square-dies/2904579002/Som...
02/19/2019
Sailor kissing woman in iconic V-J Day photo at Times Square dies at 95

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/02/18/sailor-kissing-woman-vj-day-photo-times-square-dies/2904579002/

Some of you know I am the Facebook administrator for the Kissing Statue in San Diego. As it turns out, the sailor in the iconic photo died on Feb. 17th. To many, the photo was the most iconic image of the 20th Century! Our condolences to the sailer's family.

Fun fact....The sailer was standing next to his fiance' but first turned to the nurse, and let me tell you, he planted that kiss on her. I'm sure he kissed his fiance' next.

The man in the iconic photo of an exuberant Navy sailor kissing a woman in New York City's Times Square at the end of World War II has died.

02/01/2019
06/21/2018

Welcome to the Kissing Statue...San Diego's Statue of Liberty!

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06/11/2018

Untitled Album

Love the Pic!
11/16/2017

Love the Pic!

La estatua del beso en San Diego está basada en una famosa fotografía de un marinero besando a una enfermera el día que Japón se rindió en la Segunda Guerra Mundial.

Al fondo el portaaviones USS Midway que hoy es un museo al que se puede acceder por $20 dólares.

06/12/2017

Last night I put together a Demo on how a JamInTheMix.com works. Check it out - I need honest feedback

I love this place.  Coming up on 6th day of HungerStrike4DonaldTrump.com
08/28/2016

I love this place. Coming up on 6th day of HungerStrike4DonaldTrump.com

Most iconic photo of the 20th century.  Most iconic of the 21st Century could be the look on Donald Trump's face when he...
08/23/2016

Most iconic photo of the 20th century. Most iconic of the 21st Century could be the look on Donald Trump's face when he loses!....also MEGYN KELLY FOR PRESIDENT 2020

San Diego, Ca "kissing war good-bye"

Will be having a fun event starting tomorrow, Monday August 21, 2016 at the Kissing Statue!  https://www.gofundme.com/Sa...
08/21/2016
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Will be having a fun event starting tomorrow, Monday August 21, 2016 at the Kissing Statue! https://www.gofundme.com/SaveDonaldTrump

The Purpose The purpose is to make a blip on the radar. To get the attention of Mr. Trump and have him pause to think about the consequences of losing this election. The title of the campaign is a little satirical. That I have done to hopefully draw attention. Getting a lot of free press i...

05/04/2016
What is a Cell Phone Photo Booth?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Muq6IBqNQu0
We are proud to be sponsers of KissingStatue.com. We love this place and what it stands for. We hope to be sponsoring large 40's themed dance events and provide a CellPhonePhotoBooth.com, music and lighting for the event. If you are interested in helpiing - let us know - 619 616-8908

It is San Diego's only state of the art Photo Booth that gives you the option of an acrylic covered, flush mounted wedding or event album on the day of your ...

This is type of photos that we provide
02/20/2016

This is type of photos that we provide

This is type of photos that we provide

02/20/2016

The Kissing Statue in San Diego

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01/05/2016

Kissing Statue

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01/04/2016

Kissing Statue's cover photo

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01/04/2016

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01/02/2016

Kissing Statue's cover photo

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1 Tuna Ln
San Diego, CA
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“Probably the Most Iconic Image of the 20th Century”!

There were two photos at two different angles taken at the same time. The Statue in San Diego is based on the Un-Copyrited photo.

The unknown sailor was standing next to his fiance’ when the end of the war was announced in Times Square. Instead of kissing his fiance, he turns to a stranger, a military nurse, and rather strongly locks his left arm, slightly dips the nurse, gives her a long, joyful kiss as she drops her arms. The official name of this San Diego version is “Sweet Surrender”. I call it - The Kissing Statue! . . . Kissing War, Good-Bye!

There are thousands, each day, that do the “dip and kiss”. What is really significant to me, as the administer of this page, are the hundreds of tourists from Japan that laugh and do the “dip and kiss”. Their ancestors lived in the country that we fought in World War II. Now , decades later, they share in our joy of being a free people. Because of the sacrifices of “The Greatest Generation” we can be friends!

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My new music video with scenes from Facebook.com/KissingStatue https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gu_9nVqyijg&t=17s
Unconditional Surrender Statue is featured in the ArawSanDiego YouTube channel!!! Please check it out. Thank you.
Hermoso y romántico lugar
My uncle Fred Morante helped build this with Seward Johnson.
It was very beautiful I really enjoyed myself there beautiful. My husband loved the place to.