September 2, 2004

VJ Day, September 2, 1945

Times Square Then Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt

Times Square Now: Was it worth it? Photo by Van der Leun

Donald Sensing reminds us that history is "what happened when" and why it means something more than "today is the first day of the rest of your life." At One Hand Clapping he reminds us that: On this date in 1945, the Empire of Japan surrendered almost without conditions to the United States and our allied nations, ending World War II.

Posted by Vanderleun at September 2, 2004 4:20 PM
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Would it be worth it if he were kissing a sailor?

Posted by: Uncle Mikey at September 2, 2004 5:56 PM

That's in the next frame.

Posted by: Van der Leun at September 2, 2004 6:18 PM

You know, the Naked Cowboy is a Bush supporter...

Posted by: Katie at September 2, 2004 11:17 PM