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Body count 4.27.05

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The totals:

1,569 American soldiers, 177 Coalition soldiers, and approximately 21,239 to 24,106 Iraqi civilians have been killed in Iraq from the beginning of the war and occupation to April 23.

American soldiers killed from April 18-23:

Private First Class Sam W. Huff, 18; Tucson, Arizona | Major Steven W. Thornton, 46; Eugene, Oregon | Specialist Jacob M. Pfister, 27; Buffalo, New York | Private First Class Kevin S. K. Wessel, 20; Newport, Oregon | Corporal Kelly M. Cannan, 21; Lowville, New York | Lance Corporal Marty G. Mortenson, 22; Flagstaff, Arizona | Private First Class Robert A. Guy, 26; Willards, Maryland | Private First Class Gavin J. Colburn, 20; Frankfort, Indiana | Sergeant Anthony J. Davis Jr., 22; Long Beach, California | Hospitalman Aaron A. Kent, 28; Portland, Oregon.

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

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