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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:

810 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 31.

American soldiers killed from May 25-31:

Lance Corporal Kyle W. Codner; 19; Wood River, Nebraska | Corporal Matthew C. Henderson; 25; Lincoln, Nebraska | Private First Class Daniel P. Unger; 19; Exeter, California | Private First Class James P. Lambert; 23; New Orleans, Louisiana | Private First Class Richard H. Rosas; 21; St. Louis, Michigan | Specialist Alan N. Bean, Jr.; 22; Brideport, Vermont | Specialist Beau R. Beaulieu; 20; Lisbon, Maine | Sergeant Kevin F. Sheehan; 36; Milton, Vermont | Private First Class Owen D. Witt; 20; Sand Springs, Montana | Staff Sergeant Jorge A. Molina Bautista; 37; Rialto, California | Specialist Jeremy L. Ridlen; 23; Paris, Illinois | Private First Class Michael M. Carey; 20; Prince George, Virginia | Lance Corporal Andrew J. Zabierek; 25; Chelmsford, Massachusetts

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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