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US deaths were over 58,000 men. For totals for other nations, see website: Vietnam War.
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Vietnam war was fought in the South East Asian nation for 19 years during 1950s , 60s and 70s. In this horrific war South Vietnam lost 195,000Ð430,000 civilians and 220,3…57Ð313,000 military men. While North Vietnam lost 50,000Ð65,000 civilians and 400,000Ð1,100,000 military men.
Causes of death in VietnamSeveral variables caused deaths in the Vietnam war. These include fatal bullet wounds received during the course of firefights between opposing sides…, grenade or artillery shrapnel wounds etc. Probably one of the most frightening and effective death causing weapons were antivehicle and antipersonnel mines. The simplistic, but volatile mines used by both sides could open up APCs like tuna cans and do serious same to unsuspecting soldeirs. This added to the constant fear in the Vietnam War.
Answer . 58,256 Americans are now listed on the Vietnam Memorial wall - including some of who have passed recently from illness linked to Agent Orange. Here is a link th…at shows some information involving more countries. Australian Military Statistics
There is no specifics, no "true" number counted. "Body counts" were entirely faulty. Soldiers would count the number of "bodies" found. Sometimes because of the horrors of war… soldiers would recount bodies. This was because commanding officers would make a set goal of enemy bodies to which they were made to kill, usually after a bombing or napalm attack. However, impatient and often traumatized soldiers would also count civilian losses as enemy counts, this also discords the amount of civilian deaths of the war.
By the end of the war, approximately 2,594,000 US Marines, Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Coast Guardsmen had served IN COUNTRY, in the Vietnam War. By the end of t…he war, approximately 2,594,000 US Marines, Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Coast Guardsmen had served IN COUNTRY, in the Vietnam War.
426 killed in action 76 died of other reasons
Overall, the number of casualties inflicted upon the Americans during the Vietnam War was 58,156. As for Vietnamese casualties, there were over 5 million. However, nobody co…unted exactly so we are unsure of the exact answer.
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Perhaps the greatest effect that the Vietnam war had was the high human life cost. 58,156 people lost their lives during the WA in Vietnamr either during battle or from other …causes, such as sickness. In addition ,75,000 were severely disabled, 23,214 were classified 100% disabled. 5,283 lost limbs, 1,081 sustained multiple amputations or crippling wounds. About 150,000 veterans came home wounded, or amputated, and at least 21,000 were permanently disabled, unable to work for the rest of their lives. Another problem was the massive amount of deaths from the natives. Unreliable "Body Counts" of villagers, natives, and enemies were made after every napalm/bombing, usually soldiers would recount the bodies to have higher numbers of "deaths", due to the pre-set goals made from higher officials. These body counts would happen to topple over millions. The sheer quantity of the loss of human life and the injured and emotionally traumatized soldiers had a tremendous impact on the spirit of the nation and forced the Americans to come to terms with their morality.
18,618 from bullets, about 8,456 from shrapnel, the other 35,000 from other causes.
about 85 million deaths on both sides
The total expenses of the Vietnam War totaled about $686 billion dollars. Source: USA Today
The US suffered 58,220 deaths .
Altogether, on the battlefields, in the hospitals, in captivity and on the sea, the deaths were 365,205 for the Union and about 320,000 for the Confederacy. …