CONDOLENCES: The nurse in the iconic “V-J Day in Times Square” photograph, a Jewish refugee from Austria named Greta Zimmer Friedman, passed away last week at the age of 92

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 […]