Impressive 1918 photo

I find it amazing that this photo, taken so many years ago, actually still exists!
And now, someone has put it on
line 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, Iowa.

Check out the fact sheet beneath the photo.

FACTS:
Base to Shoulder: 150 feet
Right Arm: 340 feet
Widest part of arm holding torch: 12 1/2 f 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

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5 Responses to Impressive 1918 photo

  1. starlaschat says:

    Great Old Photo amazing story.

  2. Nikki says:

    AMAZING…no other words for that! Thank you for sharing!

  3. starlaschat says:

    Wow Great Banner!!! So pretty.

  4. sweetiegirlz says:

    It’s awesome. The sheer intelligence and creativeness of man amazes me. thanks for sharing!

  5. That is incredible! Thank you for sharing this.

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