The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) maintains lists of Vietnam War casualties organized by state and other statistical categories on Archives.gov. For example, New York suffered 4,119 casualties, while the state casualty list counts 1,056 Kentuckians and 396 Nebraskans among its
Approximately 58,000 U.S. casualties, along with over 3 million deaths among the people of Indochina, occurred during the American phase of the Vietnam War, which lasted from roughly 1955 to 1975. Many deaths were a direct result of military action in Vietnam, while others were suffered in Cambodia
The National Archives website provides a state-level directory of fatal casualties for the Vietnam War. The site also provides a separate record for military personnel who died, were prisoners of war or were missing in action from 1950 to 2005 due to war.
The total casualties in World War I are just under 37.5 million people, including soldiers killed, wounded, prisoners and missing in action. This war is among the bloodiest in recorded history.
The commonly accepted dates for the Vietnam conflict are 1954 to 1975. Most of the military fighting occurred between 1957 and 1973. Because Congress never officially passed a vote to declare a war, the United States was never technically at war with North Vietnam.
The struggle between French colonial forces and native Vietnamese citizens supported by Chinese communists was one of the root causes of the Vietnam War. United States forces entered the conflict in support of the French in order to fight communism. When the French left, the Americans fought the war
The Vietnam War lasted 19 years and 180 days. The war lasted from Nov. 1, 1955 to April 30, 1975, according to the dates finalized by the Department of Defense in 1998. There was no formal declaration of war to start the Vietnam conflict.
As of 2015, official estimates of American casualties during the Vietnam War between 1961 and 1975 include 58,209 dead and 303,644 wounded. Of these, 47,434 deaths are classified as hostile or combat-related and 10,786 unaccounted for or attributed to other causes. South Korea suffered 4,407 casualt
As of 2015, the American war with the highest number of casualties is the U.S. Civil War. During the Civil War, 620,000 Americans died. World War II is the war with the next highest level of causalities, with 405,000 Americans losing their lives.
The Vietnam War officially started in 1954 after Ho Chi Minh and the Viet Minh party rose to power in North Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 when communist forces invaded Saigon, ending in the unification of the country as the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in 1976.