National Affairs: KOREAN WAR CASUALTIES

The Defense Department last week reported 613 more casualties in Korea, bringing announced U.S. losses to 46,814 men in 214 days of war. The new report, dated Feb. 1, was the smallest since the first official U.S. summary casualty list was issued last Aug. 7, and reflected the two-week stalemate before the limited U.N. offensive toward Seoul. The breakdown:

DEAD 7,739

WOUNDED 29,819

MISSING 9,256

In a roundup report on civilian losses, the South Korean government announced a total of 434,666 casualties among noncombatants—men, women & children. The breakdown:

DEAD 163,461

WOUNDED 104,722

MISSING 166,483

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