Comparative National Casualties - Southeast Asia
1960-1970


Summary: Selected Nations

Deaths, Hostile Action

  1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 TOTAL
U.S. Military   11 31 78 147 1,369 5,008 9,378 14,593 9,414 4,225 44,254
RVN Military 2,223 4,004 4,457 5,665 7,457 11,243 11,953 12,716 27,915 21,833 23,219 132,685
VC/NVA Military 5,669 12,133 21,158 20,575 16,785 35,436 55,521 88,104 181,149 156,954 103,632 697,116
Australia / New Zealand         1 14 60 76 104 99 70 424
Korea           17 506 1,005 824 635 529 3,516
Philippines               8       8
Thailand               16 51 132 105 304
RVN Civilians         1,795 1,900 1,723 3,706 5,389 6,202   15,326
TOTAL 7,892 16,148 25,646 26,318 26,185 49,979 74,771 115,009 230,025 195,269 131,780 878,307

U.S. Military

Deaths, All Causes

  1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Annual   15 60 125 203 1,752 6,109 11,115 16,614 11,618 6,134
Cumulative   15 75 200 403 2,155 8,264 19,379 35,993 47,611 53,745

Deaths, Hostile Action

  1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
RVN   1 31 77 145 1,331 4,946 9,314 14,537 9,361 4,176
NVN         1 34 43 44 24 6 7
Laos   10   1 1 4 19 20 31 47 38
Thailand                     4
TOTAL   11 31 78 147 1,369 5,008 9,378 14,593 9,414 4,225

Deaths, Other Causes

  1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
RVN   2 18 36 48 359 1,043 1,537 1,899 2,076 1,829
NVN               142 18 34 12
Laos     3       2 1 2 3 3
Thailand   2 8 11 8 24 56 57 102 91 65
TOTAL   4 29 47 56 383 1,101 1,737 2,021 2,204 1,909

SOURCE: Military Assistance Command, Vietnam. 1970 Command History, Volume 1. Pages V-14 and V-15.


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