What unit has the most casualties in Vietnam?

What unit has the most casualties in Vietnam?

The Army
CASUALTIES BY BRANCH OF SERVICE The Army suffered the most total casualties, 38,179 or 2.7 percent of its force. The Marine Corps lost 14,836, or 5 percent of its own men. The Navy fatalities were 2,556 or 2 percent. The Air Force lost 2,580 or l percent.

Where were the most casualties in the Vietnam War?

South Vietnam
The war persisted from 1955 to 1975 and most of the fighting took place in South Vietnam; accordingly it suffered the most casualties. The war also spilled over into the neighboring countries of Cambodia and Laos which also endured casualties from aerial and ground fighting.

What were the bloodiest years of the Vietnam War?

On Dec. 31, 1968, the bloodiest year of the Vietnam War came to an end. It is estimated that over 181,000 Viet Cong and North Vietnamese were killed during 1968, while 27,915 South Vietnamese, 14,584 Americans, and 979 Australians, New Zealanders, South Koreans, and Thais 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)
  • Pennsylvania (3,142)
  • Ohio (3,092)
  • Illinois (2,930)
  • Michigan (2,649)
  • Florida (1,950)

What were the top 5 states to have the most soldiers fight in Vietnam?

Here are the 10 states with the most Vietnam veterans:

  • Maine (2,971 per 100k)
  • Montana (2,960 per 100k)
  • West Virginia (2,948 per 100k)
  • Wyoming (2,890 per 100k)
  • Alaska (2,734 per 100k)
  • New Mexico (2,677 per 100k)
  • New Hampshire (2,588 per 100k)
  • Oregon (2,578 per 100k)

How many soldiers died in Vietnam from snake bites?

10,786 American
The United States Archives and other sources suggest that between 25 and 50 American soldiers a year were bitten by snakes during the war in Vietnam. Some 10,786 American soldiers died of non-combat causes, including 9,107 by accidents and 938 due to illness.

Who served the longest in Vietnam War?

Larry Spencer, the Iowan who served more time than any other Iowan as a prisoner of war during the Vietnam War, died Saturday. He was 82. An Earlham native and West Des Moines resident, Spencer was a U.S. Navy radar intercept officer when his F-4 Phantom was shot down on Feb. 18, 1966, over North Vietnam.