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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

From the Inbox: Creating Liberty takes manpower - Human Statue of #Liberty

This INCREDIBLE picture of was taken in 1918.
It is 18,000 men preparing for war in a training camp at Camp Dodge, in Iowa.
Lady liberty human statue - 1918
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

Appropriated from: LACoFD SmokeShowing (Yahoo Groups) A email list for Retired Firemen of Los Angeles County Fire Department groups.yahoo.com/group/smokeshowing

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