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U.S. Army Casualties

The Vietnam War was a long, costly and divisive conflict between the communist government of North Vietnam and South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. It lasted from 1955 to the fall of Saigon in 1975, with more than 58,000 Americans killed in the war. This data visualization demonstrates the burden of casualties that the US Army bore in Vietnam.

Each dot represents a deceased soldier from the U.S. Army.

Hover over dotplot to locate province on map. Colour intensity on map represents death count.