In commemoration of VJ Day, Fold3, along with the Spirit of '45 and Hewlett-Packard, have put together a special 8-foot by 12-foot banner that will hang in New York City's Times Square in August. The banner is a mosaic of the famed kissing sailor and nurse made up of 3,456 tiles from over 800 photos of couples who were married during the war or shortly afterwards. In each case, one or both of the couple served in the military during the war.
Today we look at our World War II veterans and see "seasoned citizens". Back then they were young, idealistically courageous, and many times seriously in love. Click here and take a close-up look at some of these wonderful men and women.