America has never been a stranger to war. In our relatively short history as a nation, we’ve fought a lot of them: 11 official wars along with numerous other domestic and international military conflicts, resulting in huge numbers of casualties on both sides of the battlefield.

It’s a sober fact we’re

Source:: The Lowdown

Interactive: American War Deaths, By the Numbers 8 March,2017Matthew Green

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Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

Email: mgreen@kqed.org; Twitter: @MGreenKQED

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