14/07/2015 17:24 BST | Updated 15/07/2015 08:59 BST

Donald Trump Tweets Picture Of Himself Next To The American Flag And Troops Of The Waffen-SS

NEW YORK -- Somewhere in Manhattan there is a designer formerly of the Trump Organization looking for a new job. That’s because on Tuesday, the Republican presidential candidate tweeted out a picture of himself next to some soldiers and the American flag.

At first glance it looks like a stock civil religious emblem, the type used by Fox News to whip up nationalism in readiness for war. Yet one sharp-eyed history buff spotted that the soldiers yomping up Trump’s shoulder towards his famous weave were members of the Waffen-SS.

John Schindler has been furiously tweeting about the faux pas, detailing the Nazi uniform. Reed Richardson found the stock image, by searching for “World War II soldiers.”

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