What was the average life expectancy for a soldier in the Vietnam war?


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In the late 1950s, a communist guerrilla force – the Vietcong – emerged in the south. Supported and supplied from Hanoi via a network of tracks known as the Ho Chi Minh trail, its ranks were boosted by southerners frustrated with the corrupt... More »
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It is estimated that approximately 58,159 United States soldiers were killed in the Vietnam War.
The average age of those killed in Vietnam was 23.11 years. 50,274 were enlisted, average age 22.37. 58,148 Americans were killed. From US Army figures.
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