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Number of American Killed in WW2

How many Americans died in World War II?


Even though several sources present different casualty figures, it is estimated that a total of 418,500 Americans were killed in World War II ‘“ 416,800 military and 1,700 civilian, which equals about 0.6% of the total WW2 casualties, estimated to be over 60 million. The Congressional Research Service, however, has recently reported that military casualties during World War II amounted to 405,399, which represents 2.5% of the American contingent.

This fact is verified on : June 18, 2010.

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