INCREDIBLE PICTURE TAKEN IN 1918 - STATUE OF LIBERTY CREATED BY 18,000 SOLDIERS !
Camp Dodge - Des Moines, Iowa Temp 105!
Submitted by Gary S.
Statue of Liberty
IN GOD WE TRUST!
I find it amazing that this photo below, taken so many years ago, actually still exists! And now, someone has put it online for all of us to see. This INCREDIBLE picture was taken in 1918.
It is 18,000 men preparing for war in a training camp at Camp Dodge, in Iowa. EIGHTEEN THOUSAND MEN!!
What a priceless gift from our grandfathers!
Base to Shoulder: 150 feet Right Arm: 340 feet
Widest part of arm holding torch: 12 1/2 feet
Right thumb: 35 feet
Thickest part of body: 29 feet
Left hand length: 30 feet
Face: 60 feet
Nose: 21 feet
Longest spike of head piece: 70 feet
Torch and flame combined: 980 feet
Number of men in flame of torch: 12,000
Number of men in torch: 2,800
Number of men in right arm: 1,200?
Number of men in body, head and balance of figure only: 2,000
Total men: 18,000