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Body count

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:

1,139 American soldiers, 146 Coalition soldiers, and approximately 14,284 to 16419 Iraqicivilians have been killed in Iraq (a recent survey published by Lancet medical journal estimates as many as 100,000 Iraqi civilians killed) from the beginning of the war and occupation to November 9.

American soldiers killed from November 3-9:

Private First Class John Lukac, 19; Las Vegas, Nevada | Sergeant Charles J. Webb, 22; Hamilton, Ohio | Corporal Jeremiah A. Baro, 21; Fresno, California | Lance Corporal Jared P. Hubbard, 22; Clovis, California | Specialist Cody L. Wentz, 21; Williston, North Dakota | Sergeant Carlos M. Camacho-Rivera, 24; Carolina, Puerto Rico | Lance Corporal Sean M. Langley, 20; Lexington, Kentucky | Private Justin R. Yoemans, 20; Eufaula, Alabama | Specialist Brian K. Baker, 27; West Seneca, NY.

Sources: US Department of Defense,, The New York Times,