How many US soldiers are dead in Iraq?
There are currently 3,381 soldiers dead in the war.
There are approximately 120,000 Soldiers currently in Iraq, we can not give an actual number because it could compromise operational security and become a significant issue for the Soldiers currently in Iraq (give or take a few thousand). Updated in 2011 - there were never more than 165K US Soldiers in Iraq. The peak was in 2007-2008. In the summer of 2011, there are approximately 50K troops in Iraq.
The US Military has lost a total of 5,452 soldiers between Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001. Iraq 4,397 total US military deaths since 2003 Afghanistan 1,055 total US military deaths since 2001 Being that there are more soldiers in the Army than all of the other 3 branches combined and that the US Army has the most soldiers on the ground fighting, the death rate is going to be higher than any other branch (its…
None at the present time. US has withdrawn its troops. At the height of hostilities there were close to 175,000 US troops in Iraq, during the surge of 2007. The number of Iraqi troops is unknown, but estimated to have been between half and three quarters of a million. Probably most of them were involved in the defense of Iraq.
The US has launched wars against Iraq on two distinct occasions. The US joined the Persian Gulf War of 1990-1991 on January 17, 1991 with bombing raids on Iraqi positions along the Iraqi-Saudi border. The US joined the Iraq War of 2003-2011 on March 20, 2003 when US soldiers landed in Iraq and began a northwestward march.
According to the numbers published by the U.S Government, they are about 3500 soldiers, but as I estimate (note that I am one of the Iraqi people) they are about 15000 soldiers.. As of today 05 May 2010 the US Government has published these numbers of total casualties in the US Military has lost 4,397 total American Soldiers since 2003. The US Government is not trying to hide or conceal information about the war in…