CASUALTIES: More Than a Million

By last week the U.S. counted its World War II casualties in seven figures. Official Army & Navy reports, always weeks behind time, listed 1,002,887 casualties.*

More than 600,000 American men & women have been wounded. Some 60,000 are missing. More than 75,000 are still listed as prisoners of war. Almost a quarter of a million are dead. (World War I dead: 126,000.)

From the now quiet European Theater of Operations came a breakdown of the losses sustained in that bitter, sweeping campaign. From D-day to V-E day the Army counted 65,931 killed, 381,507 wounded. Costliest week (Dec. 19-25) was during...

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