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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

[18,000 men - 1918 picture]

18,000 men

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!!!!!

Fun & Info @ Keralites.net

FACTS:

Base to Shoulder: 150 feet

Right Arm: 340 feet

Widest part of arm holding torch: 12 1/2 f eet

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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