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Overall Americans serving 4,734,991
United States Army

4,057,101

United States Marines

78,839

 

United States Navy

599,051

United States Military Nursing Service

Enlisted, male population aged between 18 and 4438.7%

Source: U.S. Department of Justice & Defense Casualty Analysis System (DCAS)
Overall Deaths 116,516
Wounded in action

204,002

Prisoners of war

4,500

Civilian deaths

NAN

American casualty rate7.1%

Source: U.S. Department of Justice & Defense Casualty Analysis System (DCAS)

[Stats provided are for general information purposes only.]

Notes

01

Assassination of Austrian, Archduke Franz Ferdinand,
28 June 1914. sets off a chain of events that leds to war !

02

President Wilson learns of Zimmermann Telegram,
26th February 1917.

03

President Wilson asks U.S Congress for Declaration of War,
2nd April 1917.

04

United States, Declares War on Germany,
6th April 1917.

05

United States, Declares War on Austria-Hungary,
December 7, 1917.

06

Armistice of Mudros,
30 October 1918, ended the hostilities,
at noon the next day, in the Middle Eastern theatre between the Ottoman Empire and the Allies.

07

Armistice with Germany,
went into effect at 11 am on 11 November 1918.

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World War I: Home coming parade of First Division, Washington, D.C. c1918

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Picture: Header, The first patrol entering Cambrai. The Great War (First World War) World War I hand-coloured photograph from an exhibition of war photograph's in natural colour produced by Colart's Studios, Melbourne, in the 1920s.
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