Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Memorial Day- Remembering....

Those whose lives were lost in war (estimated amount)...
Revolutionary War - 217,000 served / 6,188 wounded / 4,435 deaths
War of 1812 - 286,730 served / 4,505 wounded / 2,260 deaths
Mexican War - 78.718 served / 4,152 wounded / 1,733 deaths
Civil War (both sides) 3,213,363 served/ 354,805 wounded/ 191,963 deaths
Spanish Amer. War - 306,760 served / 1,662 wounded / 385 deaths
WW1 - 4,734,991 served / 204,002 wounded/ 53,402 deaths
WW2 - 16,112,566 served/ 671,846 wounded/ 291,557 deaths
Korean Conflict - 5,720,000 served/ 103,284 wounded/ 33,741 deaths
Vietnam Conflict - 8,744,000 served/ 153,303 wonded/ 47,424 deaths
Persian Gulf War - 2,225,000 served/ 467 wounded/ 147 deaths
Iraq War (present ongoing) over 13,000 casualties—11,500 wounded and 1,500 dead in first two years alone. There are now over 25,000 known deaths (and still counting)
**This is only a low ESTIMATE and does not necessarily count civilians & pets.

3 comments:

jcfloresinc said...

Thank you Beau for those wonderful statistics. Mom's father was one of those killed in the Vietnam War. His name was Derrill Burnside.
Samantha, Tigger and Mom

Kimo & Sabi said...

Makes our heads spin.

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