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Body count 10.27.04

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To honor the war dead and fill an information gap in US mass media, City Newspaper will run weekly lists of American soldiers and Iraqi civilians killed during the occupation of Iraq.

The totals:

1104 American soldiers, 140 Coalition soldiers, and approximately 13,908 to 16,033 Iraqicivilians have been killed in Iraq from the beginning of the war and occupation to October 25.

American soldiers killed from Oct 20-25:

Specialist Andrew C. Ehrlich, 21; Mesa, Arizona | Sergeant Douglas E. Bascom, 25; Colorado Springs, Colorado | Lance Corporal Jonathan E. Gadsden, 21; Charleston, South Carolina.

Sources: US Department of Defense, www.icasualties.org, The Institute for Policy Studies, Foreign Policy In Focus, www.antiwar.com, CNN, The New York Times, www.iraqbodycount.net

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