Special Report

Deadliest Battles in US History

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13. Iwo Jima
> Est. U.S. deaths: 6,821
> War: World War II
> Location: Japan
> When: February – March, 1945

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12. The Alsace Campaign
> Est. U.S. deaths: 7,000
> War: World War II
> Location: France
> When: November 1944 – February 1945

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11. Battle of Guadalcanal
> Est. U.S. deaths: 7,100
> War: World War II
> Location: Solomon Islands
> When: August 1942 – February 1943

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10. Operation Dragoon
> Est. U.S. deaths: 7,301
> War: World War II
> Location: France
> When: August – September, 1944

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9. The Gothic Line
> Est. U.S. deaths: 8,486
> War: World War II
> Location: Italy
> When: September 1944 – April 1945

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