War Stats

Action Duration Number killed KIA Avg. Rate per Year
Revolutionary War 8 years 25,324 3,166
Civil War 4 years 562,130 140,533
WWI 1.58 years 116,708 78,866
WWII 3.75 years 408,306 108,882
Marine deaths on Iwo Jima 25 days 6,891 100,608
Korea 3.08 years 54,246 17,612
Vietnam 7 years * 58,249 8,321
Desert Storm 42 days 363 2,135
Iraqi Freedom** 2.667 years 2,096*** 786

* Does not include advisor years 1957-1964 which would have lowered the annual rate substantially

** Operation Iraqi Freedom began 19 March 2003

*** As of 21 November 2005

Numbers taken from National Archives except that Vietnam figures were taken from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial web site

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~ by thoughtcrime2 on November 29, 2005.

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