The tolls of war
This issue of the News & Review takes a look at the American lives lost in the war in Iraq. All 3,149 of them thus far. Here’s a look at the number of Americans killed during previous wars in U.S. history, compared with those killed so far in the Iraq war.
|World War I||1917-18||4,743,826||116,708|
|World War II||1941-46||16,353,659||407,316|
|Persian Gulf War||1991||467,939||299|
Source: The World Almanac