“Here are hundreds of men of foreign birth — b…

“Here are hundreds
of men of foreign birth — born of parents whose first impression of the Land of
Freedom and Promise was of the world’s greatest colossus standing with beacon
light at the portal of a nation of free people, holding aloft a torch symbolic
of the light of liberty which the statue represents. Side by side with native
sons these men, with unstinted patriotism, sacrifice their liberty and even life for our beloved country.”

Photo:

1918, 18,000 soldiers training at Camp “Dodge”, in Iowa. Details on this incredible photo: Snope