World War 2
D-Day

How many Americans were killed or missing in action on D-Day?

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Eric Montgomery
March 11, 2020 10:58PM

2500 U.S. soldiers, sailors and airmen were confirmed killed in action on D-Day.

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Wiki User
July 15, 2015 8:07PM

US casualties were 1465 dead, 3184 wounded, 1928 missing and 26 captured. Of the total US figure, 2499 casualties were from the US airborne troops (238 of them being deaths). The casualties at Utah Beach were relatively light: 197, including 60 missing. However, the US 1st and 29th Divisions together suffered around 2000 casualties at Omaha Beach.