There have been 3,001 coalition deaths — 2,767 Americans, two Australians, 119 Britons, 13 Bulgarians, six Danes, two Dutch, two Estonians, one Fijian, one Hungarian, 32 Italians, one Kazakh, one Latvian, 17 Poles, two Romanians, two Salvadoran, three Slovaks, 11 Spaniards, two Thai and 18 Ukrainians — in the war in Iraq as of October 16, 2006, according to a CNN count. The list includes the names of the soldiers, Marines, airmen, sailors and Coast Guardsmen whose deaths have been reported by their country's governments. The list also includes seven employees of the U.S. Defense Department. At least 20,895 U.S. troops have been wounded in action, according to the Pentagon.
These two American troops died yesterday:
ADCOCK, Shane T., 27, Capt., Army; Mechanicsville, Va.; 25th Infantry Division.
WALSH, Justin T., 24, Sgt., Marine; Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; Eighth Engineer Support Battalion, Second Marine Logistics Group, Second Marine Expeditionary Force.
What did their deaths accomplish?
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