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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/"Coalition" soldiers and Iraqi citizens killed during the ongoing occupation of Iraq.

The totals:

797 American soldiers, 111 "Coalition" soldiers, and approximately 9,000 Iraqi soldiers and 10,750 Iraqi civilians have been killed in Iraq since the beginning of the occupation to May 24.

American soldiers killed from May 18-24:

Staff Sergeant Jeremy R. Horton; 24; Carneys Point, Pennsylvania | Private First Class Leslie D. Jackson; 18; Richmond, Virginia | Sergeant First Class Troy L. Miranda; 44; DeQueen, Arkansas | Corporal Rudy Salas; 20; Baldwin Park, California | Specialist Michael C. Campbell; 34; Marshfield, Missouri | Staff Sergeant William D. Chaney; 59; Schaumberg, Illinois | Staff Sergeant Joseph P. Garyantes; 34; Rehoboth, Delaware | Specialist Marcos O. Nolasco; 34; Chino, California | Lance Corporal Bob W. Roberts; 30; Newport, Oregon | Second Lieutenant Leonard M. Cowherd; 22; Culpeper, Virginia | Private First Class Brian K. Cutter; 19; Riverside, California | Sergeant James W. Harlan; 44; Owensboro, Kentucky | Specialist Mark J. Kasecky; 20; McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania

Sources: US Department of Defense, www.lunaville.org, Project on Defense Alternatives, The New York Times, www.iraqbodycount.net

--- Jennifer Weiss

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