This Week with Christiane Amanpour notes the passings of actress Jill Clayburgh, baseball Hall of Fame manager George “Sparky” Anderson and legendary Kennedy advisor Theodore C. Sorensen. In addition, the Pentagon has released the names of eight service members killed in Afghanistan.
US Army SPC Pedro A Maldonado, 20, Houston, TX
US Army SGT Diego A Solorzano Valdovinos, 24, Huntington Park, CA
US Army CPL Brett W Land, 24, Wasco, CA
US Army SPC Jonathan M Curtis, 24, Belmont, MA
US Army PFC Andrew N Meari, 21, Plainfield, IL
US Marines 1LT James R Zimmerman, 25, Aroostook, ME
US Army SFC Todd M Harris, 37, Tucson, AZ
US Army SPC James C Young, 25, Rochester, IL
According to iCasualties, the total number of allied soldiers killed in Iraq is 4,745; in Afghanistan, 2,195, of which, 152 are Canadian. During this same period, Iraq Body Count lists 194 Iraqi civilians killed. 304 Iraqi civilians lost their lives in the month of October.