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American Battles & Casualty Statistics
142 Battles/Attacks Listed  (12/7/1941 - Today)


INTRODUCTION
First of all, I want to make it clear that the Americans who volunteer to serve and defend our country are owed a debt that none of us civilians can ever repay. I respect them and honor them always. Talking about military deaths can be controversial. I hope this is not taken in the wrong way. This is to honor the fallen and for us not to ever forget the sacrifice's that all our brave men and women who wear the uniform, and their families, give. The price of Freedom is high and they pay it every day. I'm an Army brat. My dad served for 24 years. 3 of his brothers served during WWII. My uncle, R.H. Schiele, was at Omaha beach on D-Day. In 1967 & 68, my dad was in Vietnam. I remember the doom and gloom on the news and my mom crying as they scrolled the names of the dead on the TV. It was a tough time. Don't ever forget the families. Read more of my intro

ABOUT MY STATISTICS
Most major battles of the last 73 years are listed here. Unless otherwise stated, all casualty figures are for U.S. military personnel. When possible I list dead and wounded stats, but sometimes it's only a total casualty figure. Casualties are defined as a total of dead(KIA), wounded(WIA), missing(MIA) or prisoners of war(POW). I also list the number of days the conflict lasted and the deaths per day. If only a total casualty number is shown then it is casualties per day. I also include terrorist attacks against US interests where US military deaths occured. As I can I'm adding more battles and an overview for each entry. They all have a link to an external site with more information about each particular battle. Use the dropdown below to jump straight to a particular war.

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WW II            
12/7/1941 - 9/2/1945        1,365 Days
416,800 dead/MIA; 700,000+ wounded    305/day


Years of appeasement towards Adolf Hitlerís undeniable goals of European domination lead to World War II. It finally started in 1939 when Germany invaded Czechoslovakia and Poland after signing many peace agreements with his future enemies. The British and the French declared war on Germany. We stayed out of the war until the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941. Some of the worst battles on my list occured during this war. Fighting and espionage took place on almost every continent and ocean on earth. It has been the largest and most deadly war waged in human history. It is estimated that over 60 million people, 3% of the worldís population at the time, died during this war.
Approx 16 million Americans served in the armed forces during WWII.
We had over 1 million total casualties.

65 battles/attacks listed below.
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Attack on Pearl Harbor
1 Day    12/7/1941
2,335 dead; 1,143 wounded
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Battle of Wake Island
16 Days    12/8/1941 - 12/23/1941
152 dead/MIA; 413 POW; 49 wounded        10/day
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Battle of Bataan
99 Days    1/1/1942 - 4/9/1942
10,000 dead; 20,000 wounded        101/day
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Doolittle Raid
1 Day    4/18/1942
7 dead; 4 POWS, 40+ wounded
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European Daylight Bombing Campaign
1,065 Days    5/1/1942 - 4/1/1945
40,000+ dead/POW/MIA; 150,000+ casualties        37/day
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Battle of the Coral Sea
5 Days    5/4/1942 - 5/8/1942
656 dead; 100ís wounded        131/day
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Battle of Midway
3 Days    6/4/1942 - 6/7/1942
350 dead; 500+ wounded        114/day
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Guadalcanal Campaign
186 Days    8/8/1942 - 2/9/1943
7,361 dead; 1,000ís wounded        39/day
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Battle of Savo Island
2 Days    8/8/1942 - 8/9/1942
1,077 dead/MIA        538/day
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Battle of the Eastern Solomons
2 Days    8/24/1942 - 8/25/1942
90 dead; 500+ wounded        45/day
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Battle of Edsonís Ridge
2 Days    9/12/1942 - 9/14/1942
104 dead; 500+ wounded        52/day
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Sinking of the USS Wasp
1 Day    9/15/1942
193 dead; 366 wounded
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Battle of Cape Esperance
1 Day    10/11/1942
163 dead/MIA; 500+ wounded
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Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands
2 Days    10/26/1942 - 10/27/1942
266 dead/MIA; 1,000+ wounded        133/day
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North African Campaign
189 Days    11/8/1942 - 5/16/1943
9,243 dead/MIA/POW; 8,978 wounded        49/day
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Operation Torch
3 Days    11/8/1942 - 11/10/1942
400+ dead; 700+ wounded        133/day
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Naval Battle of Guadalcanal
3 Days    11/12/1942 - 11/15/1942
1,732 dead/MIA; 1000+ wounded        577/day
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Battle of Tassafaronga
1 Day    11/30/1942
395 dead; 1,000+ wounded
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Battle of Rennell Island
2 Days    1/29/1943 - 1/30/1943
85 dead/MIA; 300+ wounded        42/day
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Battle of Sidi Bou Zid
3 Days    2/14/1943 - 2/17/1943
4000+ dead/MIA/POW; Thousands wounded        1,333/day
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Battle of Kasserine Pass
7 Days    2/19/1943 - 2/25/1943
1,000 dead; 6,500 total casualties        142/day
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Battle of the Bismarck Sea
3 Days    3/2/1943 - 3/5/1943
13 dead; 8 wounded        4/day
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Battle of Attu Island
18 Days    5/11/1943 - 5/29/1943
549 dead; 1,148 wounded; 2,100 weather casualties        30/day
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Italian Campaign
663 Days    7/10/1943 - 5/2/1945
30,000+ dead/MIA; 80,000 wounded        45/day
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Invasion of Sicily
38 Days    7/10/1943 - 8/17/1943
2,237 dead; 6,544 wounded        59/day
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Battle of Kolombangara
1 Day    7/13/1943
89 dead; 500+ wounded
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Blitz Week/Air Battles over Germany
6 Days    7/25/1943 - 7/31/1943
1,000 total casualties        167/day
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Air Raid on Ploesti
1 Day    8/1/1943
440 dead; 220 POW/MIA
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Schweinfurt/Regensburg Air Raid
1 Day    8/17/1943
564 dead/MIA/POW
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Battle of Tarawa
4 Days    11/20/1943 - 11/23/1943
1,711 dead; 2,100+ wounded        427/day
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Battle of Monte Cassino
135 Days    1/4/1944 - 5/19/1944
54,000+ casualties        400/day
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Battle of Kwajalein Atoll
4 Days    1/31/1944 - 2/3/1944
372 dead; 1,592 wounded        93/day
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Big Week/Air Battles over Germany
6 Days    2/20/1944 - 2/25/1944
2,000+ dead/MIA/POW        333/day
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Daylight Air Raid on Berlin
1 Day    3/6/1944
600+ dead/MIA/POW
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Training Exercise Tiger
1 Day    4/28/1944
198 Sailors & 551 Soldiers dead/MIA
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Battle of Wakde
2 Days    5/15/1944 - 5/18/1944
40 dead; 107 wounded        20/day
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Battle of Biak
24 Days    5/27/1944 - 6/20/1944
474 dead; 2,400 wounded        20/day
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Battle of Normandy
81 Days    6/6/1944 - 8/25/1944
29,000 dead; 106,000 wounded        358/day
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D-Day Invasion
1 Day    6/6/1944
3,393 dead/MIA; 3,184 wounded; 26 POW
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Battle of Lone Tree Hill
10 Days    6/14/1944 - 6/24/1944
415 dead/MIA; 1,500 wounded        42/day
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Battle of Saipan
24 Days    6/15/1944 - 7/9/1944
3,426 dead; 13,160 wounded        142/day
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Battle of the Philippine Sea
2 Days    6/19/1944 - 6/20/1944
58 dead; 100s wounded        29/day
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Battle of Noemfoor
5 Days    7/2/1944 - 7/7/1944
66 dead/MIA; 343 wounded        13/day
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Battle of Driniumor River
45 Days    7/10/1944 - 8/25/1944
440 dead/MIA; 2/560 wounded        9/day
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Battle of Guam
20 Days    7/21/1944 - 8/10/1944
3,000 dead; 7,122 wounded        150/day
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Battle of Tinian
8 Days    7/24/1944 - 8/1/1944
389 dead; 1816 wounded        48/day
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Operation Dragoon
47 Days    8/15/1944 - 9/30/1944
2,000+ dead/MIA; 4,500 casualties        43/day
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Battle of Peleliu
71 Days    9/15/1944 - 11/25/1944
2,336 dead; 8,450 wounded        32/day
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Operation Market Garden
9 Days    9/16/1944 - 9/25/1944
3,664 dead; 1,000ís wounded        407/day
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Battle of Angaur
13 Days    9/17/1944 - 9/30/1944
260 dead; 1,354 wounded        20/day
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Battle of Hurtgen Forest
144 Days    9/19/1944 - 2/10/1945
33,000 casualties        229/day
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Battle of Aachen
22 Days    10/1/1944 - 10/22/1944
2,000 dead; 3,000 wounded        90/day
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Battle of Leyte
72 Days    10/20/1944 - 12/31/1944
3,500 dead; 15,000 wounded        48/day
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Battle of Leyte Gulf
3 Days    10/23/1944 - 10/26/1944
1,500+ dead; 2,500+ wounded        500/day
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Battle of the Bulge
41 Days    12/16/1944 - 1/25/1945
19,276 dead; 47,493 wounded; 23,218 POW/MIA        470/day
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Malmedy massacre
1 Day    12/17/1944
84 dead
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Battle of Luzon
93 Days    1/9/1945 - 4/13/1945
8,310 dead; 29,560 wounded        89/day
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Battle of the Colmar Pocket
20 Days    1/20/1945 - 2/9/1945
8,000+ total casuaties        400/day
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Battle of Manila
29 Days    2/3/1945 - 3/3/1945
1,010 dead; 5,565 wounded        34/day
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Battle of Iwo Jima
39 Days    2/16/1945 - 3/26/1945
6,821 dead; 20,000 wounded        174/day
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Attack on the USS Franklin
1 Day    3/19/1945
724 dead/MIA; 265 wounded
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Operation Plunder
4 Days    3/24/1945 - 3/27/1945
1,000+ dead; 6,781 allied casualties        250/day
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Battle of Okinawa
82 Days    4/1/1945 - 6/21/1945
12,513 dead/MIA; 72,000 total casualties        152/day
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Kamikaze attack on USS Bunker Hill
1 Day    5/11/1945
389 dead/MIA; 264 wounded
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Sinking of the USS Indianapolis
4 Days    7/30/1945 - 8/3/1945
880 dead        220/day
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Korean War            
6/25/1950 - 7/27/1953        1,128 Days
36,516 dead; 103,284 wounded; 7,245 POWs    32/day


This conflict, not technically a war, began when North Korean forces invaded South Korea in 1950. Korea was divided along the 38th parallel in 1945 after WWII. Russian occupation in the north and US in the south. The Soviets pushed Kim Il-Sung(Kim Jong-Ilís father) and the Communist Party into power and the US and the newly formed UN held democratic elections. Both Russia and the US left the peninsula in 1949. On 6/25/1950 the north launched itís surprise attack, with the Sovietís approval and support. They overran Seoul, the southís capital, in just 3 days. We didnít get troops there to help the SK forces until August. We drove the NK forces back across the 38th parallel in October and by November the Chinese, with limited Soviet support, had come to reinforce the NK troops. Fierce fighting against Chinese human-wave attacks continued for the next 2 years until a ceasefire was signed in 1953 and the front line established the DMZ. The conflict was never officially ended. The DMZ cuts the Korean Peninsula roughly in half near the 38th parallel. It is 155 miles long and 2.5 miles wide. Covered with mines, outposts and troops, it is the most heavily armed border in the world.

25 battles/attacks listed below.
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Battle of Osan
1 Day    7/5/1950
140 dead/MIA; 186 total casualties
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Battle of Chochiwon
3 Days    7/10/1950 - 7/12/1950
425 dead/MIA; 100 POW; 150+ wounded        142/day
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Battle of the Kum River
7 Days    7/13/1950 - 7/20/1950
490 dead/MIA; 100+ wounded        70/day
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Battle of Taejon
2 Days    7/19/1950 - 7/20/1950
638 dead/MIA; 1000+ wounded        319/day
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Battle of Hadong
1 Day    7/27/1950
306 dead/MIA; 100+ wounded
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Battle of Pusan Perimeter
61 Days    8/1/1950 - 9/30/1950
6,706 dead/MIA; 12,058 wounded; 400 POW        110/day
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Battle of Inchon
5 Days    9/15/1950 - 9/19/1950
566 dead; 2,713 wounded        113/day
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Naktong Breakout
11 Days    9/16/1950 - 9/27/1950
834 dead/MIA; 500+ wounded        76/day
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Battle of Seoul
7 Days    9/20/1950 - 9/27/1950
382 dead/MIA; 100+ wounded        54/day
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Battle of Unsan
6 Days    11/1/1950 - 11/6/1950
600+ dead/MIA; 100+ wounded        100/day
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Chosin Reservoir
17 Days    11/26/1950 - 12/13/1950
2,500 dead/MIA; 15,000 total casualties        147/day
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Battle of Kunu-Ri
11 Days    11/29/1950 - 12/9/1950
1,194 dead/MIA; 1000+ wounded        108/day
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Massacre at Hoengsong
3 Days    2/11/1951 - 2/13/1951
773 dead/MIA; 1,000+ wounded        257/day
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Battle of Chipyong-ni
4 Days    2/13/1951 - 2/16/1951
93 dead/MIA; 250 wounded        23/day
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1st Spring Offensive
8 Days    4/22/1951 - 4/29/1951
669 dead/MIA; 2,663 wounded        84/day
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May Massacre
5 Days    5/16/1951 - 5/20/1951
568 dead/MIA; 1,967 wounded        113/day
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Battle of Bloody Ridge
18 Days    8/18/1951 - 9/5/1951
2,700 U.N. casualties (mostly American)        150/day
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Battle of Heartbreak Ridge
32 Days    9/13/1951 - 10/15/1951
3,700 U.N. casualties (mostly American)        115/day
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Battle of Old Baldy
38 Days    6/26/1952 - 8/4/1952
400+ dead/MIA; 100+ wounded        10/day
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Battle of Triangle Hill
12 Days    10/14/1952 - 10/25/1952
393 dead/MIA; 1,174 wounded        33/day
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Nevada Cities Battle
3 Days    3/26/1953 - 3/30/1953
156 dead/MIA; 100+ wounded        52/day
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Battle of Pork Chop Hill
2 Days    4/16/1953 - 4/18/1953
104 dead; 373 wounded        52/day
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Battle for Outpost Harry
7 Days    6/10/1953 - 6/16/1953
186 dead/MIA; 400+ wounded        26/day
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Battle of Pork Chop Hill
5 Days    7/6/1953 - 7/11/1953
243 killed; 916 wounded; 9 POW        49/day
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Battle of Kumsong River Salient
7 Days    7/13/1953 - 7/20/1953
242 dead/MIA; 100+ wounded        34/day
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Vietnam War            
7/27/1964 - 4/30/1975        3,924 Days
58,209 dead; 153,303 wounded    14/day


My dad, Maj Clyde K Schiele, served 2 tours in Vietnam. This war is really part of the Cold War. China and the USSR were pushing communism and had control of the north. The western allies were trying to promote democracy and freedom in the south. Over many years of political medling and troop escalations we were in a full blown war by 1965. The Tet Offensive in 1968 was the turning point of the war. Even though it was a costly total failure for the communists, the reporting from the media turned it into a huge victory. We withdrew all our troops by April 1975.

19 battles/attacks listed below.
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Attack on Bien Hoa Air Base
1 Day    11/1/1964
4 dead; 76 wounded
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Attack on Pleiku airbase
1 Day    2/6/1965
9 dead; 128 wounded
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Viet Cuong Hotel Bombing
1 Day    2/10/1965
23 dead; 21 wounded
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Battle of Song Be
2 Days    5/10/1965 - 5/11/1965
5 dead        2/day
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Battle of Dong Xoai
2 Days    6/10/1965 - 6/11/1965
20 dead/MIA; 15 wounded        10/day
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Operation Starlite
8 Days    8/17/1965 - 8/24/1965
45 dead; 203 wounded        6/day
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Battle of Ia Drang Valley
7 Days    11/14/1965 - 11/20/1965
234 dead; 242 wounded        33/day
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Operation Masher/White Wing
37 Days    1/28/1966 - 3/6/1966
288 dead; 990 wounded        8/day
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Operation Hastings
18 Days    7/7/1966 - 7/25/1966
51 dead; 162 wounded        3/day
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The Hill Fights
14 Days    4/1/1967 - 5/1/1967
160 dead; 700 wounded        11/day
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USS Forrestal fire
1 Day    7/29/1967
143 dead; 161 wounded
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Battle of Ong Thanh
1 Day    10/17/1967
60 dead/MIA; 75 wounded
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Battle of Dak To
19 Days    11/3/1967 - 11/22/1967
376 dead; 1,441 wounded        20/day
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Battle for Hill 875
5 Days    11/19/1967 - 11/23/1967
191 dead/MIA; 411 wounded        38/day
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1968 Battle of Khe Sahn
78 Days    1/21/1968 - 4/8/1968
730 dead; 2,642 wounded        9/day
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Tet Offensive (Phase One)
69 Days    1/30/1968 - 4/8/1968
730 dead/MIA; 2,642 wounded        11/day
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Battle of Hue
26 Days    1/30/1968 - 2/24/1968
216 dead; 1,609 wounded        8/day
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Tet Offensive (Phase Two)
31 Days    4/29/1968 - 5/30/1968
1,161 dead; 3,954 wounded        37/day
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Battle for Hamburger Hill
10 Days    5/10/1969 - 5/20/1969
70 dead; 372 wounded        7/day
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Grenada - Operation Urgent Fury        
10/25/1983 - 12/15/1983        51 Days
183 dead; 346 wounded    3.5/day


President Ronald Reagan ordered U.S. Marines, Army Rangers, Navy Special Warfare teams, and other military forces to invade Grenada, citing a takeover of the tiny Caribbean Island by "a brutal group of leftist thugs." U.S. troops, along with a small force from six Caribbean nations, overcome surprisingly strong resistance from Cubans, who support the islandís new regime. A day after the invasion, the troops begin evacuating 1,100 U.S. citizens on the island.

Another favorite movie of mine, Heartbreak Ridge, Gunny Highway(Clint Eastwood) participates in this operation.
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Panama - Operation Just Cause        
12/20/1989 - 1/31/1990        42 Days
24 dead; 325 wounded    .5/day


Our leaders decided that Manuel Noriega with his drug involvement, was an unacceptable leader of Panama. We decided to go in and capture him and establish a democratic government. Our initial invasion hit key objectives to suppress any response from the Panamanian Defense Forces and take control of the country. The mission was successful and today Panama is run by Panamanians. We donít conquer and rule, we liberate and leave.
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First Gulf War            
8/2/1990 - 2/28/1991        210 Days
293 dead; 467 wounded; 1 MIA    1.4/day


LCDR Scott "Spike" Speicher was shot down during the first night of the air campaign, 17 Jan 1991. His remains were found 18 years later and he was laid to rest in Jacksonville, FL 8/13/2009. 145 Americans died in out-of-combat accidents. Of the 148 American troops who died in battle, 24% were killed by friendly fire, a total of 35 service personnel. A further 11 died in detonations of allied munitions. The largest single loss of Coalition forces happened on Feb 25, when an Iraqi Al-Hussein missile hit an American military barrack in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia killing 28 U.S. Army Reservists from Pennsylvania. As of 2000, 183,000 U.S. veterans of the Gulf War have been declared permanently disabled by the Department of Veterans Affairs. About 30% of the 700,000 men and women who served in U.S. forces during the Gulf War still suffer an array of serious symptoms whose causes are not fully understood.

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Ground Invasion of Iraq/Kuwait
4 Days    2/24/1991 - 2/27/1991
148 dead; 467 wounded        37/day
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War on Terror            
11/4/1979 - Today        12,688 Days
5,925 military & 3,000+ civilian dead;
35,000+ wounded    3.3/wk


I believe this started in 1979 when the radicals took over Iran and seized our embassy, grabbing 52 hostages. We lost 8 soldiers trying to rescue them. The Islamic radicals spread their influence into Syria & Lebonan.
1983 in Beirut, Lebanon they bombed our embassy and later the barracks that housed our military. We lost 258 warriors. Terror attacks continued throughout the 80ís and into the 90ís targeting civilians.
In 1993 they finally attacked us at home, the 1st Trade Center attack. Using a truck bomb in the parking garage under the north tower, they tried to bring at least one of the towers down. Luckily, they planned poorly and only 6 people died. We also went to Mogadishu with the U.N. to bring food and aid. After 10 months, the bloody battle to rescue the Black Hawk crews happened. After loosing 19 soldiers in less than 24 hours, Clinton decided to withdraw. We withdrew our forces by early 1994. Al Qaeda attacked us all over the world during the 90ís. We responded with some bombs or a few cruise missles.
Finally in 2000 they attacked the USS Cole while in port in Yemen killing 17 sailors. But I guess as long as you only kill a few of us at a time, weíll just blow something up and let you go. But 9/11 and a new Commander in Chief changed that. We went on the offensive to fight them over there instead of waiting on them to attack us. This war will go on for decades, one way or the other.

We can stop fighting it, but our enemies wonít.

25 battles/attacks listed below.
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Operation Eagle Claw
2 Days    4/24/1980 - 4/25/1980
8 dead; 4 wounded        4/day
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US Embassy Attack (Beirut)
1 Day    4/18/1983
17 dead; many wounded
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Marine Barracks Attack (Beirut)
1 Day    10/23/1983
241 dead; 60 wounded
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1st World Trade Center Attack
1 Day    2/26/1993
6 civilian dead; 1,000+ wounded
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The Battle of Mogadishu (Somalia)
2 Days    10/3/1993 - 10/4/1993
19 dead; 73 wounded        10/day
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Khobar Towers Attack (Saudi Arabia)
1 Day    6/25/1996
19 dead; 100+ wounded
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African Embassy Bombings
1 Day    8/7/1998
12 dead; many wounded
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USS Cole Attack (Yemen)
1 Day    10/12/2000
17 dead; 39 wounded
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9/11 Attacks on America
1 Day    9/11/2001
2,973 civilians dead
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Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)
4,680 Days    10/7/2001 through today
1,166 dead; 6,876 wounded        2.5/week
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Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
4,151 Days    3/20/2003 through today
4,416 dead; 31,883 wounded        1.6/day
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Initial Invasion of Iraq (OIF)
42 Days    3/20/2003 - 4/30/2003
139 dead; 545 wounded        3.3/day
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Battle of Nasiriyah (OIF)
7 Days    3/23/2003 - 3/29/2003
29 dead; 66 wounded/POW        4/day
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Attack at Camp Pennsylvania (OIF)
1 Day    3/23/2003
2 dead; 14 wounded
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Battle of Baghdad (OIF)
9 Days    4/3/2003 - 4/12/2003
34 dead        3/day
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First Battle of Fallujah (OIF)
27 Days    4/4/2004 - 5/1/2004
27 dead; 90+ wounded        1/Day
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Battle of Ramadi (OIF)
4 Days    4/6/2004 - 4/10/2004
11 dead; 25wounded        3/day
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Battle of Husaybah (OIF)
1 Day    4/17/2004
5 dead; 25 wounded
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Battle of Najaf (OIF)
22 Days    8/5/2004 - 8/27/2004
13 dead; 100+ wounded        1/day
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Second Battle of Fallujah (OIF)
10 Days    11/7/2004 - 11/16/2004
95 dead; 560 wounded        9/day
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Battle of Al Qaim (OIF)
11 Days    5/8/2005 - 5/19/2005
9 dead; 40 wounded        1/day
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Battle of Haditha (OIF)
4 Days    8/1/2005 - 8/4/2005
21 dead; 1 wounded        7/day
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Recruiters attacked in Little Rock, AR
1 Day    6/1/2009
1 dead; 1 wounded
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Terrorist Attack at Ft Hood
1 Day    11/5/2009
13 dead; 30 wounded
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Operation Neptuneís Spear
1 Day    5/2/2011
0 U.S. casualties; Usama Bin Laden killed
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