Iraq Body Counts To Date

Missionacomplished

From the April 30th sunherald.com:

2,399: The number of U.S. military members who have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to the Associated Press. [Update from May 12th AP article: “At least 2,434 the number of members of the U.S. military who have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003.” That’s more than two per day in May on average, this is over three years after Bush stood and the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (on May 1st, 2003) and announced with great fanfare, including appearing in a flight uniform after chauffeured onboard in the back seat of a fighter jet, “my fellow Americans, major combat operations in Iraq have ended,” mission acomplished. F-ing idiot / a-hole.]

1,887: The number of those who died as a result of hostile action, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.

209: The number of coalition troops killed since the beginning of the war.

35,100 to 39,300: The estimated minimum number of Iraqi civilians who have died since the start of the war, according to iraqbodycount.net.

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