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The Hoax Photo Archive — Photo Fakery Throughout History
Category: Weapons
Sarah Palin in Bikini. (September 2008) After John McCain chose Sarah Palin as his running mate, provocative fake pictures of the Alaska Governor began to circulate online. More…
The Missile Launcher Vanishes. (July 9, 2008) The Iranian government pasted a missile into this photo, apparently in an attempt to conceal the failure of one of the missiles to launch. More…
Charlton Heston’s Home Gun Collection. (Apr 2008) After Charlton Heston died in April 2008, a series of images began to circulate online, supposedly showing the actor's home gun collection. Heston was a well-known gun enthusiast. But the guns in the photos didn't belong to him. They were actually owned by attorney Bruce Stern, who died in 2007, after which most of his collection was auctioned off. It was one of the largest firearms collections ever to go up for auction. More…

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