US Military Deaths In Iraq War At 4,316

As of Saturday, June 20, 2009, at least 4,316 members of the U.S. military had died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

The figure includes nine military civilians killed in action. At least 3,454 military personnel died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

The AP count matches the Defense Department's tally, last updated Friday at 10 a.m. EDT.

The British military has reported 179 deaths; Italy, 33; Ukraine, 18; Poland, 21; Bulgaria, 13; Spain, 11; Denmark, seven; El Salvador, five; Slovakia, four; Latvia and Georgia, three each; Estonia, Netherlands, Thailand and Romania, two each; and Australia, Hungary, Kazakhstan and South Korea, one death each.

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  • by Dwayne Location: Greenvile on Jun 25, 2009 at 07:23 AM
    Meanwhile, the President laughs it up with his chosen press cronies. May God be with our troops throughout the world. They have no leader except for the military generals.
  • by C on Jun 23, 2009 at 06:07 PM
    Anonymous:....And your steadfast refusal to accept cold, hard facts equally amazes me. Once again you have proved the old saying: "If you want to make a conservative angry, lie to him. If you want to make a liberal angry, tell him the truth."
  • by C on Jun 23, 2009 at 11:49 AM
    To Anonymous: Your refusal to accept irrefutable facts saddens me.
  • by Anonymous on Jun 22, 2009 at 05:09 AM
    C and Linda, your ignorance amazes me.
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Jun 21, 2009 at 01:40 PM
    Mr T, of intelligence and understanding, this just goes to show you how well trained our hero soldiers are these days. I think when D-Day came into play, a lot of soldiers didn't have the training they needed, just the desperation of saving themselves if they could. Also, lets face it, all odds were against them since the position was very difficult. Its a testiment to our solders that help keep Anonymous free to blog as they wish to. I cannot wait until Iraqis are free and able to take care of themselves. Wolfgang, Obama is too worried about making open gayness in the military to be bothered with winning anything. This way when a soldier is gay, they will know who to send out on convoy first. You tell, not swell, why Obama wants gay men and women as targets I will never understand....
  • by C on Jun 21, 2009 at 01:12 PM
    To Anonymous: While you're at it, you can lay the blame for 9/11 right at the feet of the liberal's hero, Mr. Bill Clinton. Remember back in the mid-'90s when the Sudanese captured Bin Laden and offered him to us ? Ol' Bill turned them down, and how well did that work out for us ?
  • by Linda Location: Chocowinity,NC on Jun 21, 2009 at 09:59 AM
    Hi Anonymous - We must also charge all the Democrats who gave there approval for the war. Lets start with Joe Biden 4,316 counts of murder.
  • by Anonymous on Jun 21, 2009 at 05:35 AM
    Good. That means that Bush and his other cronies can be charged with 4,316 counts of murder.
  • by Wolfgang Location: Chocowinity,NC on Jun 20, 2009 at 07:53 PM
    I wonder how many Americans died in Obama's war since he got elected.
  • by MrT Location: LaNC on Jun 20, 2009 at 06:57 PM
    Still less than what was lost in one day in some of the WWII battles.

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