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ON A crowded railway platform, two soldiers hoist a woman on their shoulders so she can kiss her sweetheart goodbye. Or perhaps she was the man's sister, saying a last goodbye as he was shipped off to the Second World War.  August 14, 1940.

ON A crowded railway platform, two soldiers hoist a woman on their shoulders so she can kiss her sweetheart goodbye. Or perhaps she was the man's sister, saying a last goodbye as he was shipped off to the Second World War.

Marlene Dietrich is hoisted up to kiss her man as returns home from World War II, 1945. Many powerful images of this sort became popular during this era. The realities of war effected everyone, even the rich – even the famous.

Actress Marlene Dietrich kisses a soldier returning home aboard the USS Monticello, 1945

cruello: “ A soldier of the British Expeditionary Force returns home, 1940 Photo: Ginger Stanley ”

this picture represents moments impromptu because it looks like the picture was taken without any preparation

WW2 Pre-departure kiss

An American soldier receives a kiss in gratitude for the liberation of Paris during World War II - August 25 1944

Always dreamt I would wind up with a military man...probably because of pictures like this

Couple in Penn Station sharing farewell kiss before he ships off to war during WWII. (Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images) Jan 1943

A soldier says goodbye to his wife and infant child in Pennsylvania Station before shipping out for service in World War II, New York City, 1943.

wehadfacesthen: “ A soldier says goodbye to his wife and infant child in Pennsylvania Station before shipping out for service in World War II, New York City, Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt.

Young Woman Kissing a Soldier Good-Bye

Way to go best bud helping out your friend's short sweet heart! Picture shows a woman (Martha O'Driscoll) Kissing a soldier good-bye before leaving for WWII. She is being held up by another soldier and kissing a boy through the back of a truck.

During WW2 my grandparents had an Anderson shelter in their back garden.  Years after the war it was still there, being used as a garden shed.

During my grandparents had an Anderson shelter in their back garden. Years after the war it was still there, being used as a garden shed.

"I have no idea what on earth i am going to do when i have to leave. i'll miss you so much it'll hurt."

16 Vintage Photos of Military Kisses That Will Take Your Breath Away

A farewell kiss -A soldier kissing his daughter goodbye before he leaves Britain. - Click image to find more History Pinterest pins

A farewell kiss -A soldier kissing his daughter goodbye before he leaves Britain. - It's never easy to kiss your family goodbye.

American soldiers comfort a little girl and her puppy after the invasion of Normandy. Colleville-sur-Mer, 1944.

MURICAN' soldiers comfort a little girl and her puppy after the invasion of Normandy. Colleville-sur-Mer, France, 1944

American soldiers comfort a little girl and her puppy after the invasion of Normandy. Colleville-sur-Mer, Note the look on the girls face and the concern of the GI's

This is the most powerful proof of love vs hate I have Ever seen.  Parents stop teaching hate. It is your fault!

A small white boy touches the riot shield of a black state trooper at a Ku Klux Klan rally in Atlanta, Georgia, 1992 Hard to believe this was taken Raising children in hate.

Beautiful couple - Romantic 1940s.vintage photo - Love

Beautiful couple - Romantic 1940s.vintage photo - Love

A Canadian Expeditionary Force soldier kisses his daughter goodbye before shipping off to WWI. Gaspé Harbour, Quebec, 1914.

A Canadian Expeditionary Force soldier kisses his daughter goodbye before shipping off to WWI - Gaspé Harbour, Quebec, 1914

An American sailor passionately kisses a nurse as thousands jam into Times Square to celebrate the long-awaited victory over Japan in World War II.

The 50 Most Powerful Pictures In American History

1945 — V-J Day in Times Square/Alfred Eisenstaedt/The LIFE Picture Collection / Getty Images An American sailor passionately kisses a nurse as thousands jam into Times Square to celebrate the long-awaited victory over Japan in World War II.

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