Greetings From… San Diego, California

While strolling along the harbor in downtown San Diego I came across Unconditional Surrender, a 25-foot tall statue by artist J. Seward Johnson. His work is an interpretation of the famous Alfred Eisenstaedt photograph taken during the V-J Day celebrations in Times Square in 1945. Located in a small park next to the USS Midway aircraft carrier, it was difficult to get a clear shot, since happy couples were lining up to strike the same pose.

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Here is the original photo by Eisenstaedt as well as another by me. With two tourists posing in front of the sculpture, you can really see its scale!

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