Erroneous image to be corrected on British D-Day stamp

In December, Britain’s Royal Mail announced an 11-stamp set marking this year’s 75th anniversary of D-Day, but it only took hours for keen eyes to point out one of the images was unrelated to the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944.

The initial design for the set’s £1.25 stamp was captioned “D-Day Allied soldiers and medics wade ashore,” but the black-and-white design actually features the U.S. Coast Guard’s unrelated landing on the beaches of present-day Indonesia in May 17, 1944.

The postal service has since confirmed this image will not be part of the final set, which will be issued this June.

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