Troop Levels in Iraq--Past Five Years
The loss of life in Iraq has been staggering.
As of April 6, 2009, there were 4,266
confirmed dead and 31,102 wounded in action.
Of this number, 9,477 required medical
There were 36,106 non-hostile-related medical air transports.
transports were for non-hostile injuries, and 26,654 were for disease or other medical
reasons (GlobalSecurity.com, 2009).
America’s allies have also suffered loses.
British have reported 179 killed.
Italy, Ukraine, Poland, Bulgaria, Spain, Demark, El
Salvador, Slovakia, Latvia, Georgia, Estonia, Netherlands, Thailand, Romania, Australia,
Hungary, Kazakhstan, and South Korea have all reported deaths totaling approximately
one hundred twenty-seven (AP, 2009).
The estimated number of Iraqi deaths from 2006 through April 2009, based on