A Look at Military Deaths in Iraq

  As of Saturday, May 7, 2005, at least 1,592 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. At least 1,216 died as a result of hostile action, according to the Defense Department. The figures include four military civilians.

  The AP count is one lower than the Defense Department’s tally, last updated at 11 a.m. EDT Friday.

  The British military has reported 87 deaths; Italy, 21; Ukraine, 18; Poland, 17; Spain, 11; Bulgaria, eight; Slovakia, three; Estonia, Thailand and the Netherlands, two each; and Denmark, El Salvador, Hungary, Kazakhstan and Latvia one death each.

  Since May 1, 2003, when President Bush declared that major combat operations in Iraq had ended, 1,454 U.S. military members have died, according to AP’s count. That includes at least 1,107 deaths resulting from hostile action, according to the military’s numbers.

  辅助阅读:

  根据美联社的统计数字,截止到2005年5月7日,已有1,592名美国军队成员在起于2003年3月伊拉克战争中死亡。根据美国国防部的统计,至少有1,216人死于敌对行动。这两个统计数字包括四名军事专家。

  根据截止到本周五美国东部时间上午11点的最新统计,美联社的人数统计比美国国防部的统计数字低一个。

  据报道,英国军队的死亡人数为87人,意大利为21人,乌克兰为18人,波兰为17人,西班牙为11人,保加利亚为8人,斯洛伐克为3人,爱沙尼亚、泰国和荷兰均为2人,丹麦、萨尔瓦多、匈牙利、哈萨克斯坦和拉托维亚均为1人。

  据美联社统计,自2003年5月1日美国总统布什宣布在伊拉克的主要战斗已经结束之日起,已有1,454名美国军队成员死亡。根据军队的人数统计,其中有1,107人死于敌对行动。