Rape culture captured in iconic photograph

You know that iconic photo taken at the end of World War II, the one of the sailor and the nurse kissing in the street?  I’ve always loved that photo, and have regarded it as one of the great moments in photographic history.  This has pretty much completely changed my mind about it though.  When you realise what was captured in that moment was basically a woman being assaulted on the street, the image kind of loses its magic.


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