U.S. government tallied 844 American servicemen and women killed in Iraq in 2005, upping the total killed in since the conflict officially erupted in March of 2003 to 2,178.  The number of Americans wounded during the same period is 15,955. Iraq Body Count puts the number of Iraqi deaths at about 30,000 since the war began in 2003.

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