58,196 names have been listed on the Vietnam wall. However, Does
58,168 cover the MIA's, the POW's, the many people that were spit
on, shouted at, called "non-Americans" after what they were forced
to do in Southeast Asia?
According to the Scholastic Encyclopedia of the United States at
War, 58,168 U.S. troops died in Vietnam.
58,196 names are listed on the Vietnam wall.
Most casualty figures I've seen say 45,000. I'm not positive, but I
think those are KIAs and not a mixture of KIAs and wounded. There
are also approximately 10,000 MIAs, who may or may not be dead.
There are nearly 60,000 names on the Vietnam wall now. We have been
adding over the last few years the names of the veterans who have
passed on. The numbers were approx. 58,929 last I looked.
About 58,000 Americans died of combat related injuries. There were
a lot of casualties.
The Vietnam Conflict resulted in an estimated 58,000 US
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