4 Times The U.S. Military Won By Tricking The Enemy

Wars are never fought fair and square.

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1. Both sides made fake guns out of painted logs in the Civil War.

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2. The Allies misled the Germans so well in World War II, Nazi leaders thought the real D-Day invasion was a feint.

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  • Troops approach Omaha Beach on D-Day , June 6, 1944. 

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3. The U.S. Army built a fake base to fool Saddam Hussein, and it worked.

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4. The insurgents knew U.S. troops were coming before the Second Battle of Fallujah, but they had no idea of when or where.

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  • U.S. Marines firing at Fallujah, Iraq, during the Second Battle of Fallujah.

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