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The Vietnam War became a painful lesson for many - from Washington, D.C. to Smalltown America. The officially-reported numbers and categories below cover American Vietnam War deaths by age group, branch of service, service component, type of death, reason for death, race, religion, sex, state/protectorate and deaths by war year (including post ...


Names on the Wall. The last American soldier killed in the Vietnam War was Kelton Rena Turner, an 18-year old Marine. He was killed in action on May 15, 1975, two weeks after ... thewall-usa.com


Memorial pages honoring Vietnam War casualties, listed by their last names. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. has the names listed in chronological order by date of loss. These alphabetical indexes are for your convenience but do not represent the order of names on the Wall.


The National Archives and Records Administration prepared these Vietnam War casualty lists by creating extracts from the military casualty data files in the Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (Record Group 330). The lists are based on the "home of record - state" data provided by the serviceman or woman upon last entrance into military service.


The U.S. casualties increased proportional to its growing military intervention in Vietnam. 1968 was the year when American troop strength in Vietnam peaked at around 540,000, which also happened to be the deadliest year with 16,899 deaths.


Estimates of casualties of the Vietnam War vary widely. Estimates include both civilian and military deaths in North and South Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia.. The war persisted from 1955 to 1975 and most of the fighting took place in South Vietnam; accordingly it suffered the most casualties.


CA. ^ Civil War April 2, 2012 Doctor David Hacker after extensive research offered new casualty rates higher by 20%; his work has been accepted by the academic community and is represented here. d. ^ World War I figures include expeditions in North Russia and Siberia. See also World War I casualties


Casualties in Vietnam by year. back ... U.S. MILITARY CASUALTIES IN SOUTHEAST ASIA - - DEATHS BY CALENDAR YEAR - - Year of death may either be actual or based on a presumptive finding of death - - (originally declared missing and later declared dead). - - AS OF MARCH 31, 1997


Using the Vietnam War Deaths index. This is a comprehensive record set of military personnel who died as a result of the Vietnam War from June 6, 1956 to May 28, 2006. The Vietnam War Deaths index on findmypast.com compiled more than 52,000 transcripts of soldiers that died in service to their country.


The Vietnam Conflict Extract Data File of the Defense Casualty Analysis System (DCAS) Extract Files contains records of 58,220 U.S. military fatal casualties of the Vietnam War. These records were transferred into the custody of the National Archives and Records Administration in 2008.