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>Incredible 1918 Human Statue of Liberty

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For Veteran’s Day
It’s 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 grandfathers!

FACTS:  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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