How many Americans died at the Alamo?

Answer Records archived at the Alamo document 189 defenders of the fort died during the historic 1836 battle. Twenty-nine of those defenders are known to have been born outside of the United States, and t... Read More »

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How many Americans died on the beaches of Normandy?

On June 6, 1944, or D-Day, American, British and Canadian forces stormed the beaches of the Normandy region of France. Though exact numbers aren't known, it's estimated that 6,603 Americans were wo... Read More »

How many African-Americans died during World War I?

Two segregated combat divisions of African-Americans fought for the U.S. in World War I, suffering 5,181 casualties. The 92nd Division endured 1,647 battle casualties, while the smaller, less-equip... Read More »

How many African-Americans died during the holocaust?

The German Holocaust did not affect the United States; no African-Americans died as a direct result of German genocide. However, of roughly 24,000 Africans living in Germany during the time of the ... Read More »

How many Americans died in automobile accidents since 2001?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 42,196 people lost their lives in auto accidents in 2001. Of that number, 5,756 were not in the vehicle when the accident occurred, ... Read More »