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A Look at U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq

September 10, 2005

As of Saturday, Sept. 10, 2005, at least 1,896 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. At least 1,470 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military’s numbers. The figures include five military civilians.

The AP count is six higher than the Defense Department’s tally, last updated at 10 a.m. EDT Thursday.

The British military has reported 95 deaths; Italy, 26; Ukraine, 18; Poland, 17; Bulgaria, 13; Spain, 11; Slovakia, three; El Salvador, Estonia, Thailand and the Netherlands, two each; and Denmark, Hungary, Kazakhstan and Latvia one death each.

Since May 1, 2003, when President Bush declared that major combat operations in Iraq had ended, 1,757 U.S. military members have died, according to AP’s count. That includes at least 1,361 deaths resulting from hostile action, according to the military’s numbers.

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The latest deaths reported by the military:

_ No deaths reported.

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The latest identifications reported by the military:

_ No identifications reported.

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