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How many casualties did the US have in World War 2?

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08/09/2014

According to Answers.com, there were 407,300 military and 11,200 civilian deaths, for a total of 418,500 US deaths in World War II. Their article cites the US Department of Defense's http://siadapp.dior.whs.mil/personnel/CASUALTY/WCPRINCIPAL.pdf. InfoPlease puts the number of battle deaths at 291,557.
406,000 killed