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


this is why there is a Memorial Day

please say a prayer for our military and their families



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

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

  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.


Thank you so much for your wonderful comments, each of them mean so much to me. After all, the interaction is the reason we blog. xx's