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The Challenge of Counting D-Day's Dead


World  (tags: WWII, Normandy, deaths, war, Allied soldiers, humans, news )

Carrie
- 100 days ago - fivethirtyeight.com
In 2000, Carol Tuckwiller was handed the monumental task of identifying every Allied soldier who died on June 6, 1944, during the World War II invasion of German-held Normandy.



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James Maynard (68)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 7:11 am
Some of the reports yesterday
were saying that nearly 10,000
young men died that day. Their
sacrifice is mind boggling......
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 9:43 am
Mind boggling to be sure. It was interesting amd tragic to read of the reasons why we will never have an accurate number.
 

Robert O. (12)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 1:46 pm
Thanks Carrie.
 

Frances Darcy (218)
Tuesday June 10, 2014, 3:41 am
A daunting task...Such a tragic loss
 
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