God Bless and think our Veterans! May We Never Forget That Freedom Isn’t Free S3
How many US soldiers died in the Iraq war?
As of July 19, 2021, according to the U.S. Department of Defense casualty website, there were 4,431 total deaths (including both killed in action and non-hostile) and 31,994 wounded in action (WIA) as a result of the Iraq War.
There were 2,401 United States military deaths in the War in Afghanistan. 1,921 of these deaths were the result of hostile action. 20,752 American servicemembers were also wounded in action during the war. In addition, 18 Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) operatives also died in Afghanistan.
The Vietnam Conflict Extract Data File of the Defense Casualty Analysis System (DCAS) Extract Files contains records of 58,220 U.S. military fatal casualties of the Vietnam War.Dec 9, 2021
Of course our worst war!
The American Civil War
The American Civil War is the conflict with the largest number of American military fatalities in history. In fact, the Civil War’s death toll is comparable to all other major wars combined, the deadliest of which were the World Wars, which have a combined death toll of more than 520,000 American fatalities.
The war with Covid:
Covid has killed more Americans than all our wars….
In the United States, more than 78.1 million cases have been reported, according to Johns Hopkins University, and more than 927,000 people have died from the virus in the U.S.
From 2006-2016, the NHTSA reported more than 10,000 deaths from drunk driving collisions and impaired drivers. In 2007, more than 56,000 traffic fatalities occurred on American roads. Of these fatal crashes, 22% of the drivers were drunk. Nearly 33,000 fatalities occurred in motor vehicle crashes in 2010 alone.Sep 30, 2021
Over 1,015,000 US residents died from drug overdoses from 1968 to 2019. Nearly 841,000 from 1999 through 2019. 22 people out of every 100,000 died from drug overdoses in 2019 in the US. Opioids were involved in 70.6% (nearly 50,000) of the nearly 71,000 deaths in 2019.
Again, more than all our wars!
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