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Below is a look at the numbers of American military personnel killed in the major wars in U.S. History. Current conflicts are italicized and are colored red. The numbers include combat and non-combat deaths.
U.S. Civil War--558,052--**Total number includes Union and Confederate military losses combined.
World War II--407,316
World War I--116,708
Iraq War--4,000 (as of 03.24.08)
War of 1812--2,260
Afghanistan--487 (as of 03.22.08)
Links and Resources:
OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM (OIF) and OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM (OEF) U.S. CASUALTY STATUS--From the U.S. Defense Department
US hiding casualty figures in Afghanistan? December 23, 2006--The Cedar Lounge Revolution:For Lefties too stubborn to quit
Please cite this source when appropriate:
Lee, R. "The History Guy: Comparing U.S. Military Casualties"
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