*Inclusive dates are 1 November 1955 to 15 May 1975. Casualty dates after the end date represent service members who were wounded during the period and subsequently died as a result of those wounds and thoseservice members who where involved in an incident during the period and were later declared dead.
Prepared by: U.S. Dept. of Defense, Washington Headquarters Services, Directorate for Information Operations and Reports. Information as of 15 June 2004.
Casualties Of Other Nations
America's allies in the Vietnam War (Australia, New Zealand, South Korea and others) sustained casualties in proporation to their troop strength in Southeast Asia. The greatest casualties of any U.S. ally were suffered by the South Vietnamese forces -- between 1960 and 1975, the war cost the South Vietnamese military 275,000 combat deaths.
Hanoi acknowledges 1.1 million battle deaths among Communist forces.