BE SURE TO SCROLL TO THE LAST PICTURE!!!!!
Manhattan and Long Island are below
The clarity of the photos is phenomenal!
Memorial Day Air Show from Jones Beach, NY
This is where the Plane landed with Capt. Scully’………
Imagine what could have happened!!
AND NOW, THIS INCREDIBLE PICTURE, TAKEN IN 1918
Here are 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
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
h/t to George King