28 Percent of Soldiers (A Holocaust Story)
Nearly three decades of war, brutal totalitarianism, invasion, occupation and
insurgency [resistance] in Iraq have left behind AT LEAST A MILLION WIDOWS - and several million children without fathers.
That was the CONSERVATIVE ESTIMATE IN EARLY 2009 by Iraq's acting minister for women's affairs, Narmeen Othman.
She believes there may even be TWO MILLION WIDOWS. BBC
(How SBS Television reported the Iraqi Holocaust.)
The majority, 77%, of soldiers deployed to Iraq reported shooting or directing fire at the enemy, 48% reported being responsible for the death of an enemy combatant,
and 28% reported being responsible for the death of a noncombatant.