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Cost of war 8.3.05

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The totals:

1,793 American soldiers, 194 Coalition soldiers, and approximately 23,140 to 26,189 Iraqi civilians have been killed in Iraq from the beginning of the war and occupation to July 31.

American soldiers killed from July 24-31:

Staff Sergeant Jason W. Montefering, 27; Parkston, South Dakota | Specialist Ernest W. Dallas Jr., 21; Denton, Texas | Sergeant Milton M. Monzon Jr., 21; Los Angeles, California | Private First Class Ramon A. Villatoro Jr., 19; Bakersfield, California | Specialist Jacques E. Brunson, 30; Americus, Georgia | Staff Sergeant Carl R. Fuller, 44; Covington, Georgia | Sergeant James O. Kinlow, 35; Thomson, Georgia | Sergeant John F. Thomas, 33; Valdosta, Georgia | Sergeant Christopher J. Taylor, 22; Opelika, Alabama | Specialist Adam J. Harting, 21; Portage, Indiana | Specialist Edward L. Myers, 21; St. Joseph, Missouri | Capt. Benjamin D. Jansky, 28; Oshkosh, Wisconsin | Lance Cpl. Christopher P. Lyons, 24; Shelby, Ohio | Corporal Andre L. Williams, 23; Galloway, Ohio | Private Ernesto R. Guerra, 20; Long Beach, California | Private First Class Robert A. Swaney, 21; West Jefferson, Ohio | Private First Class Jason D. Scheuerman, 20; Lynchburg, Virginia | Specialist James D. Carroll, 23; McKenzie, Tennessee.

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

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