Historic Photos Of Love During Wartime


Times change. Nothing remains the same forever. But as you can see from these heartwarming pictures compiled, one thing doesn’t change no matter how much time passes, and that’s love.Usually when we say goodbye to somebody, we’re pretty sure that we’re going to see them again, and soon. But many of the people in the photographs below, taken during WW2, had no idea if they were ever going to be reunited with their loved ones again. And sadly, many weren’t.These pictures serve to remind us that life is short, so don’t wait until Valentine’s Day to tell somebody you love them. Tell them today!

Korean War Goodbye Kiss, Los Angeles, Sept. 6, 1950

American Soldiers Getting Last Kiss On Ship Before Deployment To Egypt, 1963

A Sailor Kissing A Nurse In New York’s Times Square. This Iconic Photo Symbolizes The End Of World War II, 1945

A Young Woman Lifts Her Feet While Embracing And Kissing A Uniformed Us Soldier At The Train Station, Connecticut, 1945

Farewell To Departing Troops At New York’s Penn Station, April 1943

A Woman Leans Over The Railing To Kiss A British Soldier Returning From World War II, London, 1940

Jean Moore Kneels And Kisses Her Fiancé, Wheelchair-Bound World War II Veteran Ralph Neppel, 1945

A Soldier Comes Home From War, 1940s

Saying Goodbye At The Train Station Before Departing To WWII

American Soldier Kissing His English Girlfriend On Lawn In Hyde Park, 1945

Farewell To Departing Troops At New York’s Penn Station, April 1943

Soldiers Departing For Egypt Lean Out Of Their Windows To Kiss Their Loved Ones Goodbye, 1935

An English ATS And Eighth Air Force Sergeant Enjoy A Blissful Kiss, 1945

English Soldiers Saying Goodbye To Their Wives, Getting Ready To Go To Egypt, 1937

A Sailor Leans Over A Picket Fence And Lifts His Girlfriend Up For A Kiss, 1945

Saying Farewell To Departing Troops At New York’s Penn Station, April 1943

A British Soldier Whispers Into The Ear Of A Loved One As He Leaves For The Front, 1939

Coffee Served On Porch Of Ante-Bellum Mansion, At Party For Cadets From Local Army Flying School, Mississippi, US, 1943

US Soldier Tenderly Kissing His Girlfriend Goodbye Before Departing By Train, 1922

A Young Woman On Roller Skates And Her Soldier Honey, 1940s

US Soldier Giving Japanese Girl A Bicycle Ride, With Handlebar Riding Forbidden, 1946, Japan

A GI And His Girl Walk Arm-In-Arm Among The Sheep In Kensington Gardens, London, 1945

A Girl Climbs To Say Her Goodbye To A Soldier Going Off To Fight In World War II, 1940

A British Soldier Kisses His Wife On His Return From Serving With The Armed Forces, 1945

Couple In Penn Station Sharing Farewell Kiss Before He Ships Off To War, 1943



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