America’s wars take uneven toll, study finds

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160829140427.htm

In today’s wars, Americans who die or are wounded in battle are disproportionately coming from poorer parts of the country, according to a new study released this week. By analyzing over 500,000 American combat casualties from World War II through Iraq and Afghanistan, researchers found growing socioeconomic inequality in military sacrifice.

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