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Body count 12.1.04

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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:

1,251 American soldiers, 146 Coalition soldiers, and approximately 14,563 to 16,742 Iraqi civilians have been killed in Iraq (a recent survey published by Lancet medical journal estimates as many as 100,000 Iraqi civilians killed) from the beginning of the war and occupation to November 30.

American soldiers killed from November 23-30:

Corporal Bradley T. Arms, 20; Charlottesville, Virginia | Lance Corporal Demarkus D. Brown, 22; Martinsville, Virginia | Sergeant Jack Bryant Jr., 23; Dale City, Virginia | Lance Corporal Michael A. Downey, 21; Phoenix, Arizona | Corporal Joseph J. Heredia, 22; Santa Maria, California | Lance Corporal Joseph T. Welke, 20; Rapid City, South Dakota | Corporal Michael R. Cohen, 23; Jacobus, Pennsylvania | Sergeant Joseph M. Nolan, 27; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | Specialist David L. Roustum, 22; West Seneca, New York | Coporal Kirk J. Bosselmann, 21; Napa, California | Private First Class Ryan J. Cantafio, 22; Beaver Dam, Wisconsin | Specialist Jeremy E. Christensen, 27; Albuquerque, New Mexico | Specialist Blain M. Ebert, 22; Washtucna, Washington | Sergeant Benjamin C. Edinger, 24; Green Bay, Wisconsin | Lance Corporal Bradley M. Faircloth, 20; Mobile, Alabama | Private Brian K. Grant, 31; Dallas, Texas | Lance Corporal Jeffery S. Holmes, 20; White River Junction, Vermont | Lance Corporal David B. Houck, 25; Winston-Salem, North Carolina | Sergeant Carl W. Lee, 23; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma | Lance Corporal Joshua E. Lucero, 19; Tucson, Arizona | Sergeant Trinidad R. Martinezluis, 22; Los Angeles, California | Private First Class Harrison J. Meyer, 20; Worthington, Ohio | Sergeant Nicholas S. Nolte, 25; Falls City, Nebraska | Staff Sergeant Michael B. Shackelford, 25; Grand Junction, Colorado | Lance Corporal Jordan D. Winkler, 19; Tulsa Oklahoma.

Sources: US Department of Defense, www.icasualties.org, The New York Times, www.iraqbodycount.net

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