Monday, May 28, 2012

American Deaths from Wars


Arlington Cemetery Missing 12 Million Dollars


world war 1    116, 708   

world war 2      416,800   

korean war     36,516  

vietnam war   58, 209 

gulf war 258

war on terror     4977 military deaths
all other non-military deaths 1303
total deaths 6280

wounded 41,936


total deaths from all wars since the american revolutionary war 
beginning 1775


   
1,343,812


this is why there is a Memorial Day


please say a prayer for our military and their families



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3 comments:

  1. Lighting a candle on this side of the continent...
    with love - Colette

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  2. Thank you, Marsha, a very moving photo. Hope you have had a lovely weekend. Phyllis

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  3. I didn't really understand the weight of our soldier's losses until visiting the American Cemetery in Normandy. A very marking experience. I am so grateful to all of our brave soldiers.

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