U.S. casualties in eleven months of World War II, as announced* last week: 47,463 killed, wounded, captured and missing. The breakdown:

Navy, Marines, Coast Guard—15,814 (4,453 killed, 1,593 wounded, 9,768 missing).

Army—31,649 (1,016 killed, 1,461 wounded, 611 missing, 61 captured, plus 17,500 continentals and 11,000 Philippine Scouts captured or killed in the Philippines).

* Excluding recent casualties in the Solomons, New Guinea, North Africa and elsewhere, and an unknown number of Commonwealth Army troops lost in the Philippines.


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