The photographer who took a photo of high schoolers giving a Nazi salute just gave a ridiculous explanation for the racist pose

One student in the photo said the boys knew exactly what they were doing.

The photographer behind an image (above) showing Wisconsin teenaged boys from Baraboo High School giving a Nazi salute is insisting he merely told the boys to "wave."

"I said to them, 'OK, boys, you're going to say goodbye to your parents, so wave," photographer Peter Gust says, in this clip from "Good Morning America."

A Wisconsin school district is investigating a photo of a group of high school boys...

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