Monday, May 30, 2011

Freedom Isn't Free


American Casualties of War....
American Revolution...217,000
War of 1812...286,730
Indian War...106,000
Mexican War...78,718
Civil War...2,213,363
Spanish American...306,760
WW1...4,743,991
WW2...16,112,566
Korean War...5,720,000
Vietnam...8,744,000
Gulf War...2,225,000
and still counting on the current conflict!

That is a lot of reasons to pause and thank the Lord for our freedom today.
Happy Memorial Day!

2 comments:

The Japanese Redneck said...

Unfortunately it is not....

Susan said...

Those numbers are really wildly inaccurate! But that certainly does not in any way lessen the sacrifices Americans have made in conflicts all over the globe, especially in the last century. It is astonishing what our country has done for others.