Wounded in action
military classification used for military persons wounded by enemy action
Wounded in Action (WIA) is when military people have been wounded while fighting in a combat zone during wartime, but have not been killed. This often means that they are temporarily or permanently unable to fight. Generally, the Wounded in Action are far more numerous than those killed.
- ↑ iCasualties: Iraq Coalition Casualty Count Archived 2018-10-25 at the Wayback Machine. See the middle of the page to see info on the types of wounded.
- ↑ "US & Allied Wounded | Costs of War". watson.brown.edu. Retrieved 2020-05-06.