How Many Iraqi Soldiers Died?

One of the shadows dimming the exuberant mood of the victory parades is the thought of the masses of Iraqi soldiers killed. In one of the most lopsided battles in history, 389 Americans were killed and 357 were wounded; other allied forces suffered 77 dead and 830 wounded. But how many Iraqis died? No one really knows or probably ever will.

In response to a Freedom of Information Act request filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental group, the Defense Intelligence Agency last week released an internal estimate of 100,000 Iraqi soldiers killed, 300,000 wounded. But DIA said those...

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