died of wounds received in action

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • died of wounds received in action — A casualty category applicable to a hostile casualty, other than the victim of a terrorist activity, who dies of wounds or other injuries received in action after having reached a medical treatment facility. Also called DWRIA. See also casualty… …   Military dictionary

  • Killed in action — (KIA) is a casualty classification generally used by militaries to describe the deaths of their own forces at the hands of hostile forces.[1] The United States Department of Defense, for example, says that those declared KIA need not have fired… …   Wikipedia

  • Погиб в бою — Временное захоронение американского солдата на поле боя в ходе операции в Нормандии. Погиб в бою, убит в бою (англ. Killed in action …   Википедия