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9th May '16 3:43:57 PM doornik1142
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** Clarification: Mendosa and Friedman are two people who have ''claimed'' to be the sailor and the nurse, but others have also made that claim and no one is really 100% sure.
8th Feb '16 12:40:41 PM Dhaka-dice
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She also seems to manage the BoobsAndButtPose.[[note]]Putting several fictional examples to shame with over 45 degrees of rotation between torso and pelvis.[[/note]]
26th Dec '15 12:04:25 PM twilicorn
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* Larry and UsefulNotes/AmeliaEarhart jump into a large print of it in ''Film/NightAtTheMuseum: Battle of the Smithsonian''.

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* Larry and UsefulNotes/AmeliaEarhart jump into a large print of it in ''Film/NightAtTheMuseum: Battle of the Smithsonian''. This scene also leads to a BrickJoke in the credits after Larry loses his phone in it.
5th Dec '15 8:55:35 AM Particlemn
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Likely the modern TropeCodifier for TheBigDamnKiss.

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Likely the modern TropeCodifier for TheBigDamnKiss.
TheBigDamnKiss and a RealLife example of a [[SmoochofVictory Smooch of Victory]].
28th Oct '15 7:02:30 PM karstovich2
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* [[http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-33816_162-57491471/sailor-nurse-from-iconic-vj-day-photo-reunited/ More recent developments has identified Greta Friedman as the nurse and George Mendosa as the sailor]]. Subsequently it also became a FunnyAneurysmMoment as it turned out that Mendosa was drunk at the time and the kiss was [[ForcefulKiss non-consensual from Friedman's side]].

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* [[http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-33816_162-57491471/sailor-nurse-from-iconic-vj-day-photo-reunited/ More recent developments has identified Greta Friedman as the nurse and George Mendosa as the sailor]]. Subsequently it also became a FunnyAneurysmMoment as it turned out that Mendosa was drunk drunkenly kissing everyone at the time and the kiss was [[ForcefulKiss non-consensual from Friedman's side]].
6th Oct '15 2:29:01 PM PhillyDom
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* The ''Series/{{Mash}}'' episode "Abyssinia, Henry" has Colonel Blake recreating this with Major Houlihan, after the former is inaudibly advised/dared to do so by [[HandsomeLech Hawkeye]].

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* The ''Series/{{Mash}}'' ''Series/{{MASH}}'' episode "Abyssinia, Henry" has Colonel Blake recreating this with Major Houlihan, after the former is inaudibly advised/dared to do so by [[HandsomeLech Hawkeye]].
18th Sep '15 5:10:30 PM twilicorn
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* At the end of a marching band performance in the 2013 UsefulNotes/MacysThanksgivingDayParade, two dancers reenacted the kiss while some colorguard members folded out a giant photo of the trope image.

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* At the end of a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Qr0TU4Rj7k marching band performance performance]] in the 2013 UsefulNotes/MacysThanksgivingDayParade, two dancers reenacted the kiss while some colorguard members folded out a giant photo of the trope image.
18th Sep '15 5:00:47 PM twilicorn
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* At the end of a marching band performance in the 2013 UsefulNotes/MacysThanksgivingDayParade, two dancers reenacted the kiss while some colorguard members folded out a giant photo of the trope image.
29th Jun '15 9:28:16 PM Doodler
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* After the 6/26/15 Supreme Court ruling declaring same-sex marriage legal in the USA, a man and his boyfriend [[http://urbanoutsinners.tumblr.com/post/122545549190/fuck-yes-this-is-the-shit-im-living-for-today recreated the kiss]] in celebration.
28th Apr '15 6:40:12 AM ClatoLawa
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* ''Film/{{Watchmen}}'' puts the openly lesbian character Silhouette in the place of the Sailor. [[AllohistoricalAllusion A sailor walks past them as they kiss]], even briefly glancing at them before moving on. This apparently started a relationship, as that same nurse was seen sitting with Silhoutte at a Watchmen dinner and then murdered along with Silhouette later in the title sequence.

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* ''Film/{{Watchmen}}'' puts the openly lesbian character Silhouette in the place of the Sailor. [[AllohistoricalAllusion A sailor walks past them as they kiss]], even briefly glancing at them before moving on. This apparently started a relationship, as that same nurse was seen sitting with Silhoutte at a Watchmen Minutemen dinner and then murdered along with Silhouette later in the title sequence.
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