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Body count 9.15.04

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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:

1008 American soldiers, 135 Coalition soldiers, and approximately 11,797 to 13,806 Iraqi civilians have been killed in Iraq from the beginning of the war and occupation to September 13.

American soldiers killed from Sept 5-13:

Petty Officer Third Class Eric L. Knott, 21; Grand Island, Nebraska | Staff Sergeant Gary A. Vaillant, 41; Trujillo, Puerto Rico | Specialist Clarence Adams, III, 28; Richmond, Virginia | Lance Corporal Michael J. Allred, 22; Hyde Park, Utah | Captain John J. Boria, 29; Broken Arrow, Oklahoma | Private First Class David P. Burridge, 19; Lafayette, Louisiana | Specialist Tomas Garces, 19; Weslaco, Texas | Lance Corporal Derek L. Gardner, 20; San Juan Capistrano, California | Private First Class Devin J. Grella, 21; Medina, Ohio | Lance Corporal Quinn A. Keith, 21; Page, Arizona | Specialist Charles R. Lamb, 23; Casey, Illinois | Lance Corporal Joseph C. McCarthy, 21; Concho, California | Sergeant Shawna M. Morrison, 26; Champaign, Illinois | Corporal Mick R. Nygardbekowsky, 21; Concord, California | Lance Corporal Lamont N. Wilson, 20; Lawton, Oklahoma | First Lieutenant Timothy E. Price, 25; Midlothian, Virginia | Specialist Chad H. Drake, 23; Garland, Texas | Specialist Yoe M. Aneiros, 20; Newark, New Jersey | Staff Sergeant Elvis Bourdon, 36; Youngstown, Ohio | Sergeant James D. Faulkner, 23; Clarksville, Indiana | Private First Class Ryan M. McCauley, 20; Lewisville, Texas | Specialist Brandon M. Read, 21; Greeneville, Tennessee | Private First Class Jason T. Poindexter, 20; San Angelo, Texas | First Lieutenant Alexander E. Wetherbee, 27; Fairfax, Virginia | Petty Officer Third Class David A. Cedergren, 25; South St. Paul, Minnesota.

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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