“My grandfather on the right Aaron Moskowitz served in the IDF post WW2 in the war of Independence in 1948. Looking at these young men with smiles on their faces, one would never know what they endured. #survivors #עםישראלחי#lonesoldier @humansofjudaism” Source: Sara Leibowitz

Although Alfred Eisenstaedt’s photo quickly became an iconic symbol of the euphoria marking the end of WWII, for decades no one knew the identify of either the nurse or the sailor pictured nor did the two know about its existence. It wasn’t until 2012 that author Lawrence Verria conclusively proved […]