It is being debated in the comments as to whether the death toll includes the injured troops that died on their way to Germany, in Germany or in US hospitals as a result of injuries in Iraq or the troops who have committed suicide. God help the United States. CNN Link
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UPDATE: Archie Gordon sent me a link to this most moving photographic tribute to those young men and women who sacrificed their lives. They are not numbers. They were human beings with families and people who loved them. Get your tissues ready.