45 Vintage Wartime Photos That Show That Love Is In The Air!

There are historical moments in life that we want to treasure forever, and what’s better than looking at your history through photographs. Sometimes they are good and sometimes they are the worst, but we will never forget it and always want to keep it in our hearts.

If you think you know your history, get ready to be amazed. The rare wartime photos below show a different angle of historical wartime indicating that love will always find a way, and you probably wouldn’t find most of them in any book.

This collection of powerful wartime photos, taking into account cultural significance, news value and overall aesthetics. This is an incredible collection of feelings represents the love, innocence, despair, loss, and undying perseverance within all of us. Some of these wartime photos are very moving and I truly hope you enjoy!

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

Korean War Goodbye Kiss, Los Angeles, Sept. 6, 1950
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American Soldiers Getting Last Kiss On Ship Before Deployment To Egypt, 1963

Wartime photos: 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 Sailor Kissing A Nurse In New York's Times Square.
Alfred Eisenstaedt

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

Wartime photos:A Young Woman Lifts Her Feet While Embracing And Kissing A Uniformed Us Soldier
Harold M. Lambert

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

Farewell To Departing Troops At New York's Penn Station, April 1943
Alfred Eisenstaedt

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

Wartime photos: 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

Wartime photos:Jean Moore Kneels And Kisses Her Fiancé, Wheelchair-Bound World War II Veteran Ralph Neppel, 1945
George Skadding

Saying Goodbye At The Train Station Before Departing To WWII

Wartime photos:Saying Goodbye At The Train Station Before Departing To WWII

A Soldier Comes Home From War, 1940s

A Soldier Comes Home From War, 1940s

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

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

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

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

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

Wartime photos:Farewell To Departing Troops At New York's Penn Station, April 1943
Alfred Eisenstaedt

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

Coffee Served On Porch Of Ante-Bellum Mansion
Alfred Eisenstaedt

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

Wartime photos:English Soldiers Saying Goodbye To Their Wives, Getting Ready To Go To Egypt, 1937
Imagno

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

Wartime photos: An English ATS And Eighth Air Force Sergeant Enjoy A Blissful Kiss, 1945
Ralph Morse

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

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

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

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

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

Wartime photos:Saying Farewell To Departing Troops At New York's Penn Station, April 1943
Alfred Eisenstaedt

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

US Soldier Tenderly Kissing His Girlfriend Goodbye Before Departing By Train, 1922
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A Young Woman On Roller Skates And Her Soldier Honey, 1940s

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

Wartime photos:US Soldier Giving Japanese Girl A Bicycle Ride, With Handlebar Riding Forbidden, 1946, Japan
John Florea

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

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

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

Wartime photos: A Girl Climbs To Say Her Goodbye To A Soldier Going Off To Fight In World War II, 1940
The State Library of Victoria

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

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

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

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

Servicemen And Downtown Workers Embrace And Kiss In The Street As Word Of Surrender Flashed Through The Nation, 1945

Wartime photos:Servicemen And Downtown Workers Embrace And Kiss In The Street
Post-Dispatch

A Kiss In Times Square Displays The Mood Of The World On V-E Day, New York, May 8, 1945

Wartime photos: A Kiss In Times Square Displays The Mood Of The World On V-E Day, New York, May 8, 1945
Michael Ochs Archives

A Member Of The 1st Battalion Of The Manchester Regiment During A Quayside Reunion At Southampt Before The Unit Moves Onto Egypt

Wartime photos:A Member Of The 1st Battalion Of The Manchester Regiment
A Hudson

Young Couple Chalking Hearts Onto A Tree, Valentine’s Day, 1944

Young Couple Chalking Hearts Onto A Tree, Valentine's Day, 1944
Galt Museum & Archives

Us Soldier And Local Girl Sharing A Chocolate Bar And Cigarettes, 1940s

Us Soldier And Local Girl Sharing A Chocolate Bar And Cigarettes, 1940s
John Florea

A Soldier Saying Goodbye To His Wife In Seattle, Leaving For World War I, 1917

A Soldier Saying Goodbye To His Wife In Seattle, Leaving For World War I, 1917
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A Present For His Girlfriend, California, 1943

Wartime photos: A Present For His Girlfriend, California, 1943
Meith Hagel

An American GI And His French Girlfriend Holding One Another While On A Date, 1940s

An American GI And His French Girlfriend Holding One Another While On A Date, 1940s
David E. Scherman

An American Soldier And A Frenchwoman Kissing In A Picture That Raised Eyebrows After Appearing In Life Magazine, 1944

An American Soldier And A Frenchwoman Kissing In A Picture That Raised Eyebrows
Ralph Morse

Soldier Is Welcomed Home At Long Beach Airport, 1945

Soldier Is Welcomed Home At Long Beach Airport, 1945
Random House

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

Saying Farewell To Departing Troops At New York's Penn Station, April 1943
Alfred Eisenstaedt

Soldier Kissing A Red Cross Nurse, 1945

Soldier Kissing A Red Cross Nurse, 1945
Red Cross

D. Brown Kissing Her Fiance Terry Under The Mistletoe, On Board The HMS Wakeful At Portsmout, 1955

D. Brown Kissing Her Fiance Terry Under The Mistletoe, On Board The HMS Wakeful At Portsmout, 1955
E Bacon

Evacuated French Troops Relax On An English Beach

Wartime photos: Evacuated French Troops Relax On An English Beach
David Parker

Actress Martha O’driscoll Kisses A Soldier Goodbye In Los Angeles, 1941

Actress Martha O’driscoll Kisses A Soldier Goodbye In Los Angeles, 1941
Keystone-France

Kissing Their Lovers Goodbye, Toronto, 1914

Kissing Their Lovers Goodbye, Toronto, 1914

Comrades Heckle Soldier Kissing His Girlfriend Goodbye Before Leaving Waterloo Station, London, 1939

Comrades Heckle Soldier Kissing His Girlfriend Goodbye

A British Tommie Bestows A Last Kiss Upon His Rhineland Sweetheart As His Detachment Leaves For England As They Evacuate Germany. Konigstein, Germany, September 1929

A British Tommie Bestows A Last Kiss Upon His Rhineland Sweetheart
Underwood Archives

Husbands Kiss Their Wives After Coming Back From War, 1940s

Husbands Kiss Their Wives After Coming Back From War, 1940s

Soldier Is Greeted With A Kiss From His Ecstatic Wife As He Comes Home From France On Christmas

Wartime photos: Soldier Is Greeted With A Kiss From His Ecstatic Wife
Popperfoto

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