TITLE

WHO ARE THE DEAD?

PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
National Journal;5/29/2004, Vol. 36 Issue 22, p1694
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a demographic profile of the U.S. troops causalities in the war in Iraq and Afghanistan as compared to that in the Vietnam war. Percentage of war dead by rank and by pay grade; Average age of war dead; Ethnicity and gender distribution of the casualties; Distribution of the deaths by family status, service branch and cause of death.
ACCESSION #
13522170

 

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