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Wounded Soldiers in Iraq Lead to Thousands of Evacuations

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Wounded Soldiers in Iraq Lead to Thousands of Evacuations

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Wounded Soldiers in Iraq Lead to Thousands of Evacuations

Wounded Soldiers in Iraq Lead to Thousands of Evacuations

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We take a close look at the number of soldiers injured in Iraq. More than 7,500 have been wounded in action but 20,000 have become so injured or sick from a variety of causes that they've had to be taken to hospitals in Europe and the United States.