The table below reflects numbers of U.S. servicemembers who died during America's principal wars since 1941. Numbers by U.S. county were not found for U.S. wars prior to 1941.
Total conflict-related fatalities, both battle and non-battle related.
|Conflict||Total U.S. Fatalities||From California||From Los Angeles County|
|War in Iraq (2003-present)||4,564||484||118|
|War in Afghanistan (2001-present)||2,411||263||47|
|Persian Gulf War (1990-1991)||382||25||5|
|Korean War (1950-1955)||36,574||2,611||984|
|World War II (1941-1945)||405,399||31,040||8,000-9,000*|
* Estimated. At least 6,601 Army and Army Air Force fatalities from Los Angeles County were counted. We estimate an additional 2,000 Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard fatalities.
Sources: American War and Military Operations Casualties: Lists and Statistics; icasualties.org; National Archives; Almanac research.