This Is One Great Picture In 1918 - Really Amazing ~ World Amazing Information, Facts & News

I find it amazing that this photo, 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 grandfather

Few FACTS to Notice: 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

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  1. Bloginfo // July 22, 2009 7:11 AM  


  2. epps // March 25, 2010 3:31 AM  

    cool pic, looks more like 1800 men though