Thursday, February 26, 2009
You may have seen this amazing photograph that is being circulated by email. I place it here now for all to enjoy.
This photograph was taken in 1918 at Camp Dodge, Iowa. It is of an incredible 18,000 men preparing for war in this training camp.
Base to Shoulder: 150 feet
Right Arm: 340 feet
Wides 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