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SGT Arthur L. Markart 1st Cavalry 2nd BN 5th Cav Division (Airmobile) 6/70-4/71

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SGT Arthur L. Markart 1st Cavalry 2nd BN 5th Cav Division (Airmobile) 6/70-4/71

Art Markart - medals Art Markart - ribbons

 

US Casualties in Vietnam

1st Cavalry
• 5,444 Killed in Action
• 26,592 Wounded in Action
Overall
• 58,191 Killed in Action
• 153,303 Wounded in Action


Other Statistics

  • • Vietnam Vets: 9.7% of their generation
  • • Peak troop strength in Vietnam: 543,482 (April 30, 1969)
  • • 61% of the men killed were 21 or younger
  • • Draftees accounted for 30.4% of combat deaths
  • • Total draftees (1965-73): 1,728,344
  • • Of those drafted, 38% served in Vietnam

Source: U.S. Government (VA Web Site Stats)