Monday, May 29, 2017
The When And Where 1.2 Million Americans Died Fighting Wars Since The American Revolution
ABC News: Memorial Day: When and Where 1.2M People Died Fighting for America
At least 1.2 million people have died fighting for America during its wars dating back 241 years, according to Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs data.
Most died in battle, while many others never landed abroad but are no less honored on this Memorial Day.
Here’s a by-the-numbers breakdown of when and where they died, as of May 27, starting with the American Revolution:
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