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AnswerSoldiers wounded, killed, missing or taken prisoner during combat. Many of the men reported missing would subsequently have been declared dead, while others would be found to have been taken prisoner. The bodies of thousands of CEF members have never been recovered and they remain "missing" to this day.

a military person killed wounded or captured.

Caualties means deaths in war .

here is an example Right after the war in the Pacific, Japan surrendered to the Americans. The Philippines later was granted its independence but with over a million Filipino casualties. More than 60,000 Americans died and 300,000 Japanese lost their lives.
Men or Soldiers that had died

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In military terms the definition of a casualty is as follows:A casualty is a military person lost through death, wounds, injury, sickness, interment, or being listed as missing in action.

Many people have the misunderstanding that a casualty and a fatality are the same thing. As can be seen they are not.

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Answer Casualty means soldiers both wounded and killed in combat.

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a loss in soldiers or supplies during a war.

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