by Prof. Gordon L. Bowen, Ph.D.
In March 2008, U.S. military deaths in the War in Iraq reached 4000. On March 25, 2008, the charts (below) that illustrate facts surrounding those deaths were published in the Washington Post (March 25, 2008): A3. The charts show "When they died" (immediately below), how they died, where they were from in the U.S., the branch of the U.S. Armed Services in which they served, and provide information on deaths of women in the war.
Subsequently, in the time period from March 2008 to March 2010, approximately 400 additional U.S. service personnel died in Iraq. As of March 25, 2010, 4390 had died in the Iraq war: 3480 had been killed in action and 910 due to non-hostile reasons. Source: U.S. Department of Defense: http://www.defense.gov/NEWS/casualty.pdf That source is regularly updated.
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