Wednesday, July 8, 2009

More List of military losses in Cold War

This list contains many terrorist attacks that were not included in previous lists. This is US Navy and Marines.So a little more to disprove the old and untrue utterance issued by many "Not A Shot Was Fired/No Lives Were Lost.
US Navy US Marines KIA WIA KIA W
IA1st Marines reconnaissancepatrol fired on by 40-50Chinese communist guerillas northwest of Tientsin, China,
6 Oct. 1945 0 0 0

37th Marines jeep patrol firedon by Chinese communist snipersnear Tangshan, China19 Oct 1945 0 0 0 2

Ambush of 5th Marines jeep patrol by Chinese communist snipersoutside of Peiping, China
26 Oct 1945 0 0 0 1

Two marines hunting near 7thMarines railroad outpost shot bytwo Chinese west of Anshan, China,4 Dec 1945 0 0 1 1

One marine attacked while onliberty in Tientsin, China,9 Dec 1945
0 0 0 1

Two 7th Marines supply trucksambushed by Chinese communistguerillas near Tangshan, China,15 Jan 1946 0 0 0 2

Marine hunting party attacked byirregular forces in the vicinityof Lutai, China,
7 Apr 1946 0 0 1 0

5th Marines bridge guards attackedby Chinese communists firingmortars, near Tangku, China,
5 May 1946 0 0 0 1

7th Marines sentry attacked byguerillas in Lutai, China,
7 May 1946 0 0 0 1

1st Marines reconnaissance patrolambushed by 50-75 armed Chinesein village 10 miles south ofTientsin, China,
21 May 1946 0 0 1 1

Marine sentry attacked in Tangku,China,
2 Jul 1946 0 0 0 1

Supply convoy, protected by 11thMarines detachment, ambushed byChinese communist forces at Anping,China,
29 July 1946 0 0 4 11

Chinese communist raid on 1st Marine Division ammunition supply point at Hsin Ho, northwest ofTangku, China
3 Oct 1946 0 0 0 1

Two Chinese communist companiesabout 350 men, attack 1st Marine Division ammunition supply pointat Hsin Ho, northwest of Tangku,China,
4-5 Apr 1947 0 0 5 17

Marine hunting party ambushedby Chinese communists outsideof Tientsin, China,
25 Dec. 1947 0 0 1 0

PB4Y2 from VP-26, Det A, shot down by Sovietaircraft, over Baltic Seaoff coast of Latvia,
8 Apr. 1950 10 0 0 0

Korean War, 25
Jun. 1950 - 31 Jan. 1955 505 1,576 4,267 23,744

P2V-3W from VP-6 shot down by Soviet aircraft, over Seaof Japan off Vladivostok,Siberia,
6 Nov. 1951 10 0 0 0

PBM-5S2 from VP-731 attacked byChinese fighters over theYellow Sea,
31 Jul. 1952 2 2 0 0

P2V-5 from VP-22 shot down byanti-aircraft fire near Swatow,China,
18 Jan. 1953 9 0 0 0

P2V from VP-19 shot down by Soviet aircraft, over Seaof Japan near Siberian coast,
4 Sep. 1954 1 0 0 0

P2V from VP-9 shot down by Soviet aircraft, St. LawrenceIsland in the Bering Sea,
22 Jun. 1955 0 10 0 0

P4M-1Q from VQ-1 shot downby hostile aircraft nearWenchow, China,
22 Aug. 1956 16 0 0 0

P4M-1Q from VQ-1 attacked byNorth Korean fighters near theKorean Demilitarized Zone,over Sea of Japan,
16 Jun. 1959 0 1 0 0

Vietnam War,
4 Aug. 1964 - 27 Jan. 1973 1,631 4,178 13,091 51,392

Intervention in the Dominican Republic,28
Apr. 1965 - 21 Sep. 1966 1 0 9 25

USS Liberty, attacked byIsraeli forces in theEastern Mediterranean,
8 Jun. 1967 31 168 2 1

LCDR Ernest A. Munro killed andRMCS Harry L. Greene wounded bycommunist terrorists, Guatemala,
16 Jan 1968 1 1 0 0

USS Pueblo, captured by North Korean forces in theSea of Japan,
23 Jan. 1968
1 8 0 1[All crew members, 79 Navy and 2Marines, subsequently awarded thepurple heart for the period oftheir captivity]

A-1H from VA-25 on a ferry flightfrom the Philippines to an aircraftcarrier in the Tonkin Gulf shotdown by MIG interceptor afteraccidently violating airspace ofHainan Island, China
14 Feb. 1968 1 0 0 0

P3B from VP-26 on a coastal surveillance photo-reconnaissancemission, shot down, possibly bya Cambodian naval vessel, crashingin the Gulf of Thailand,
1 Apr. 1968 12 0 0 0

Sailors from USS Independence and accompanying destroyers injured by students during anti-Americanriots in Istanbul, Turkey,
16-23 Jul. 1968 0 19 0 0

Sailors from USS Columbus and accompanying destroyers injured bystudents during anti-American riots in Izmir, Turkey,
19-22 Dec. 1968 0 14 0 0

EC-121M from VQ-1 shot down by North Korean aircraft overthe Sea of Japan,
14 Apr. 1969 30 0 1 0

Two UH-1Bs from HAL-3 Detachment3 shot down in Svay RiengProvince, Cambodia, by Cambodiananti-aircraft fire,
28 Apr. 1969 4 4 0 0

Seabee wounded and Marine Security Guards killed and wounded during Terrorist attack on US Embassy softballgame,Phnom Penh, Cambodia,
26 Sep. 1971 0 1 1 3

Marine Security Guard Sidney T.James wounded during an attackby a radical communist group,U.S. Embassy, Manila, Philippines,
1972 0 0 0 1

LCDR Franklin G. West wounded byNorth Korean forces, Panmunjun,Korea,
3 Mar 1974 0 1 0 0

CDR Robert M. Ballinger killed by dynamite explosion during investigation of tunnel built byNorth Koreans in the southern portion of the demilitarizedzone, Korea,
20 Nov 1974 1 0 0 0

Seabees killed by gunfire duringterrorist ambush of jeep onnortheast edge of US Naval Baseat Subic Bay, Philippines,
3 Feb. 1975 3 0 0 0

Two Marines from Marine SecurityDetachment, Saigon, killed during artillery attack while providing security for Defense AttacheOffice, at Tan Son Nhut Airport,Saigon, Republic of Vietnam,
29 April 1975 0 0 2 0

"Mayaguez Incident," battle with Khmer Rouge forces, Koh TangIsland, Cambodia,
14 May 1975 2 3 14 41

Sailor wounded during attack byunidentified gunman against U.S.Air Force Bus, 14 miles north ofClark Air Bus, Philippines,
11 Dec. 1976 0 1 0 0

LT Robert E. Nelson serving with UN observers in the Lebanese village of Maroun Al Ras wounded during attack by Israeli DefenseForces, night of
14-15 Mar 1978 0 1 0 0

U.S. Embassy Marine securityguard wounded, Kabul, Afghanistan,
7 Aug 1978 0 0 0 1

U.S. Embassy Marine securityguard wounded, Beirut, Lebanon,
6 Oct 1978 0 0 0 1

SGT Garry Downey and SGT Krauswounded by Iranian guerillas duringattacks on U.S. Embassy, Tehran,Iran,
11 and 14 Feb. 1979 0 0 0 2

Marine security guards injured when leftist protesters attemptedto storm U.S. Embassy, San Salvador,El Salvador,
30 Oct. 1979 0 0 0 2

Marine Security Guard CPL Steven Crowley killed by sniper fire during attack by mob on US Embassy, Islamabad,Pakistan,
21 Nov. 1979 0 0 1 0

Puerto Rican nationalists armed with automatic weapons ambushed a Navy bus driving to Sabana Seca Naval Communication Center near San Juan,
3 Dec 1979 2 10 0 0

BMCM Sam Novello killed by Turkish leftists at his home inIstanbul, Turkey,
16 April 1980 1 0 0 0

Marines wounded in terrorist attack, Costa Rica,
17 Mar 1981 0 0 0 3

Crewmen from USS Pensacola (LSD-38) attacked by terroristsin San Juan, Puerto Rico,
16 May 1982. 1 3 0 0

U.S. Embassy Marine securityguard wounded, BeirutLebanon,
7 Jun 1982 0 0 0 1

Lebanon Peacekeeping,
25 Aug. 1982 - 26 Feb. 1984 19 8 234 151

Terrorist bombing of US Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon.Casualties included IS1 DanielJ. Pellegrino and eight MarineSecurity Guards,
18 Apr. 1983 0 1 1 7

Lieutenant Commander Albert A. Schaufelberger killed byterrorists, San Salvador,El Salvador, 25 May 1983 1 0 0 0

CPL Guillermo Sanpedro killed in terrorist attack, Cyprus,
23 Oct. 1983 0 0 1 0
Operation Urgent Fury,invasion of Grenada, West Indies
23 Oct.1983 - 21 Nov. 1983 4 1 3 15

Marine Barracks Bombing by terrorists
18 220 US Army 3 Killed 60 others injured
23 Oct. 1983

Beirut, LebanonCapt. George Tsantes shot by terrorists near Athens, Greece
15 Nov. 1983 1 0 0 0

Lt. Mark A. Lang killed and LTRobert O. Goodman wounded when A-6 Intruder from VA-85 shot downwhile attacking Syrian antiaircraft batteries at Hammana, east of Beirut, Lebanon,
4 Dec. 1983 1 1 0 0

Commander, Carrier Air Wing Six(CVW-6) CDR Edward K. Andrewsflying an A-7 Corsair II, shot down by aircraft fire, nearBeirut, Lebanon,
4 Dec 1983 0 1 0 0

LCPL Rudolfo Hernandez killed in terrorist attack, Germany,
7 Feb. 1984 0 0 1 0

HN Carl P. Englund wounded,Beruit, Lebanon,
29 Feb 1984 0 1 0 0

PO1 Michael R. Wagner assigned to Defense Attache Office, killed; CEC Harvey L.Whitaker and BU1 Stephen E. Haycock and four Marine securityguards wounded in terrorist bombingof US Embassy Annex, East Beirut, Lebanon,
20 Sep. 1984 1 2 0 4

Seabee Steelworker 2nd ClassRobert Dean Stethem of UnderwaterConstruction Team ONE was killedby terrorists in Athens, Greece,on TWA Flight 847,
14 Jun. 1985 1 0 0 0
Off-duty Marines assigned toMarine Security Guard Detachment,San Salvador, El Salvador, killed by terrorists armed with automatic weapons at a cafe in the Zona Rosa district of San Salvador,
19 June 1985 0 0 4 0

USS Stark struck by Iraqi missiles, Persian Gulf,
17 May 1987 37 5 0 0

Terrorist grenade attack on USO club in Barcelona, Spain,
27 Dec. 1987 1 5 0 0

Col. Rich Higgins, killed by pro-Iranian terrorists. Captured on 17 Feb. 1988 in Lebanon and declared dead on 6 Jul. 1990. 0 0 1 0

USS Samuel B. Roberts struckIranian mine, Persian Gulf,
14 Apr. 1988 0 10 0 0

Japanese Red Army terroristbombing of USO club in Naples,Italy,
14 Apr. 1988 1 4 0 0

Loss of AH-1T helicopter during operations against Iranian naval forces, possibly to hostileaction, Persian Gulf,
18 Apr. 1988 0 0 2 0

Capt. William E. Nordeen, Defense and Naval Attache,killed by terrorist car bombin Kifissia, the suburb of Athens, Greece,
28 Jun. 1988 1 0 0 0

Loss of CH53D helicopter duringOperation Team Spirit
1989 South Korea 0 0 19 0

Lt. Robert Paz,USMC shot and witnesses, Navy LT and his wife, beaten by Panamanian forces at a road block in Panama City,
16 Dec. 1989 0 1 1 0
Operation Just Cause, Panama,
20 - 24 Dec. 1989 4 9 1 3
Persian Gulf War,
2 Aug. 1990 - 3 Mar. 1991 5 12 24 92