Trump’s D-Day picture that wasn’t D-Day

Donald Trump today called on America to honor the fallen heroes of D-Day. His accompanying photo makes the landing look a little nicer than that described by people who were there.

This image was actually taken in 1943 and it shows a training exercise for D-Day.

1943: Troops coming ashore during training exercises for the Allied D-Day invasion. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

D-Day actually looked like this:

June 1944: The bodies of American soldiers lie on the ground in Normandy, France, awaiting burial, following the D-Day Allied invasion. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

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