How long was the U.S. involved in various wars? – Gallery

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Introduction

This Memorial Day, I wanted to create a visualization that memorializes more than 1.35 million that have lost their lives in order to protect America. The visualization below has a timeline and bar chart view that shows the number of deaths in each war, deaths per day, deaths as a percentage of the population, and the length of each war.

Visualization

Timeline
Timeline
Deaths
Bar Chart-mday-deaths
Deaths per Day
Bar Chart-mday-deathsperday
Deaths per Population
Bar Chart-mday-deathsperpop
Length (Years)
Bar Chartmday-length

Data Notes

The data for this visualization is from a compilation of sources and was found on Wikipedia. The article is named “United States military casualties of war”.┬áIf you are interested in viewing the article you can find it here.

Once I gathered the data, I edited it in Excel and created the visualization in Tableau.

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