How many died in the Vietnam War?
In 1995 Vietnam released its official estimate of the number of people killed during the Vietnam War: as many as 2,000,000 civilians on both sides and some 1,100,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong fighters. The U.S. military has estimated that between 200,000 and 250,000 South Vietnamese soldiers died.
What state lost the most soldiers in Vietnam?
Here are the 10 states with the most Vietnam casualties: California (5,572) New York (4,117) Texas (3,414)
Vietnam War Casualties By State 2021.
Why do so many Puerto Ricans join the military?
In Puerto Rico, military service has served both as an escape from poverty, a path to education and into middle class status, and after World War II, as a factor in allowing those serving in stateside US armed forces facilities and their families to become part of an expanding Puerto Rican diaspora.
Who was the most decorated soldier in Vietnam?
He earned 38 military decorations during his career, and has been called the most decorated U.S. soldier of the Vietnam War.
|Jorge Otero Barreto|
|Years of service||1959–1970|
|Rank||Sergeant First Class|
|Unit||101st Airborne 25th Infantry 82nd Airborne 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team|
|Battles/wars||Vietnam War ( WIA )|