One story that had a great story behind it was that of the image known as The Kiss. An image that looks to be a sailor and a woman kissing after what was the end of World War II with the surrender of Japan. But what was actually going on was this sailor was running through the streets grabbing every woman in sight – old, young, all of them – and kissing them. If you know anything more about the image, you’ll know that certain circles of beliefs really don’t condone that photo at all. It is an excellent example of how you can tell a story in one frame with little basis in reality. These days he would be lucky to not be arrested for such a display, but it was a different time then.
Other great photos like Migrant Mother, Afghan Girl, and others are also covered in this video, so make sure and give it a watch. You may learn something neat about these iconic images that you never knew.
You can find some more videos like this over on the Viral Sap Youtube Channel.
Image is a screencap from the video. All credit to Viral Sap & the Original Photographer