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How many US Navy sailors died in the Pacific in World War 2?

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March 25, 2008 5:02AM

11,609 US Navy sailors died in the Pacific theatre of operations, not counting Asiatic theatre or officers in US Navy killed in the line of duty. 5,041 US Navy Sailors also died during World War 2 from non-enemy action or combat. http://www.history.navy.mil/library/online/ww2_statistics.htm

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About 2,555 US Sailors died in the war. This figure takes into account US Navy airmen and riverine sailors.

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The US navy does not have any soldiers, but in total about about 100,000 US navy sailors have died in service.

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they do not know how many Navy people died in the war

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You can go to the navy records look up navy officers that died in World War 2 and it should tell you where they were stationd and where they died.

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about 20000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000 people dieeeeeeeeeed

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The word Limey dates to long before the second world war and refers to the fact that British Navy Sailors used to eat Limes (and Lemons) to avoid scurvy. Limey is a nickname that was originally used for sailors in the Royal Navy. When more sailors were incapacitated or died through scurvy than in battle a solution had to be found. Scurvy is a vitamin deficiency disease, namely vitamin C. As lemons were a rich source of this they were initially used, but proved too expensive for the government and the Admialty. A cheaper answer was limes, so they were given to the sailors. Hence the name limey

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Admiral Yamamoto was the head of the Imperial Navy. He was responsible for much of the strategy that was used in the war. He died when his plane was shot down in the South Pacific.

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The US dead in the attack on Hawaii were from all over the US. Most of the men killed were sailors in the US Navy. There were about 2400 men killed, and around 1800 were Navy men, around 400 were Army men, and the rest were Marines. Almost half the men who were killed died on the USS Arizona when it blew up. The peacetime Navy had allowed brothers to join up and serve together. There were 77 pairs of brothers who died on the Arizona, among the nearly 1200 men killed aboard her. Over 400 more Navy sailors died on the USS Oklahoma when it turned over.

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Sailors got rid of scurvy by eating healthy stuff but most sailors died.

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because the sailors died of starvatoin

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Of the 2,999 people who died because of the attacks on 9/11, 55 were listed as military personnel at the Pentagon. No sailors were listed as active sailors but may have been sailors acting in a different capacity.

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No, but the majority of the sailors did. Over 1,000 sailors died on that ship.

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a grand total of 84 active duty usn deaths as of 12/09/07 with 12 being USNR and 72 being USN.

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1,177 men died on the Arizona

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A total of 2,008 United States Navy personnel were killed in action. In addition, 109 United States Marine Corps personnel were also killed.

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Over 2,300 people died. Nearly half were US Navy Sailors aboard the battleship USS Arizona. Most of the US Army casualties (soldiers) would have come when Hickam Field was attacked.

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Approximately 8,000 sailors.

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To remember the soldiers, airmen and sailors who died on your behalf, so you could live free lives.

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African Americans died in ww2 the answer must include navy messmen,92nd in Italy,761st tank divsion,Tuskegee airmen,93rd in the pacific and the port Chicago accident,plus other smaller incidents.my best guest is between 2000 to 3000 African Americans died during ww2

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8 Australian sailors were killed in Vietnam; two by US jets when their warship was accidently struck by missiles, during a US Navy swift boat battle with NVA helicopters. See book: "Swift Boat Down", by James Steffes; 2006, ISBN 1-59926-612-1.

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