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How many lives were lost during the Vietnam War?

Total deaths in the Vietnam War
Not until 1995 did Vietnam release its official estimate of war dead: As many as 2 million civilians on both sides and some 1.1 million North Vietnamese and Viet Cong fighters. The U.S. military has estimated that between 200,000 and 250,000 South Vietnamese soldiers died in the war.

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Also to know is, how many Americans were killed in the Vietnam War?

58,220 U.S.

Additionally, how many US soldiers died in Vietnam in 1968? The deadliest week of the Vietnam War for the USA was during the Tet Offensive specifically February 11–17, 1968, during which period 543 Americans were killed in action, and 2547 were wounded.

Beside this, how many total lives were lost in the Vietnam War?

Total number of deaths

Allied military deaths 282,000
PAVN/VC military deaths 444,000
Civilian deaths (North and South Vietnam) 627,000
Total deaths 1,353,000

Which war did most American soldiers die?

Civil War

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