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The totals:

1,600 American soldiers, 180 Coalition soldiers, andapproximately 21,521 to 24,398 Iraqi civilians have been killed in Iraq from the beginning of the war and occupation to May 8.

American soldiers killed from May 1-8:

Sergeant Kenya A. Parker, 26; Fairfield, Alabama | Specialist Derrick J. Lutters, 24; Burlington, Colorado | Major John C. Spahr, 42; Cherry Hill, New Jersey | Sergeant John E. McGee, 36; Columbus, Georgia | Staff Sergeant Tommy S. Little, 47; Aliceville, Alabama | Captain Kelly C. Hinz, 30; Woodbury, Minnesota | Sergeant Stephen P. Saxton, 24; Temecula, California | Staff Sergeant William J. Brooks, 30; Birmingham, Alabama | Corporal Dustin A. Derga, 24; Columbus, Ohio | Sergeant Michael A. Marzano, 28; Greenville, Pennsylvania | Sergeant Aaron N. Cepeda Sr., 22; San Antonio, Texas | Lance Corporal Lance T. Graham, 26; San Antonio, Texas | Lance Corporal Michael V. Postal, 21; Glen Oaks, New York | Lance Corporal Lawrence R. Philippon, 22; Hartford, Connecticut.

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

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