US Iraq Death Toll Past 1,000 The number of U.S. military deaths in Iraq surpasses 1,000, a figure that includes combat deaths and Americans killed by accidents and other causes. Most of the deaths occurred after President Bush declared an end to major combat operations last year. Hear NPR's Elaine Korry.
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U.S. Death Toll in Iraq Surpasses 1,000

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U.S. Death Toll in Iraq Surpasses 1,000

U.S. Death Toll in Iraq Surpasses 1,000

U.S. Death Toll in Iraq Surpasses 1,000

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The number of U.S. military deaths in Iraq surpasses 1,000, a figure that includes combat deaths and Americans killed by accidents and other causes. Most of the deaths occurred after President Bush declared an end to major combat operations last year. Hear NPR's Elaine Korry.

Sgt. First Class Sergio Bermea, honors fallen soldier First Sgt. Ernest E. Utt Jr. during his memorial service in Baghdad, July 3, 2004. Corbis hide caption

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