LIFE Magazine’s Guide to Kissing, Circa 1942

Once upon a time, in the middle of World War II, there was a right way to do it. And a wrong way to do it. Are there rules in 2016? And what would they look like? That’s your homework assignment for this Valentine’s Day weekend.

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