This Week: In Memoriam

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This Week with Christiane Amanpour notes the passings of Olympian strong man Vasily Alekseyev, comedian Alan Sues, and director Ken Russell. In addition, the Pentagon has released the names of three service members killed in Afghanistan.

US Marines Cpl Adam J Buyes, 21, Salem, OR
US Army SFC Dennis R Murray, 38, Red Broiling Springs, TN
US Marines SSgt Vincent J Bell, 28, Detroit, MI

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Iraq is now 4,801; in Afghanistan, 2,823, of which, 158 were Canadian. During this same period, Iraq Body Count lists 102 Iraqi civilians killed, for a month to date total of 49. November's total casualties were 269.

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