The company did not seem to have taken major casualties yet.
As a result, the French took 40,000 casualties on the first day alone.
There was no point to taking casualties at this stage of the war.
Not right in the center, but somewhere close where we can take huge casualties.
But they'd taken about 20% casualties and were still hanging in there.
Not without taking heavy casualties themselves, but that didn't slow them for a second.
Americans won't take casualties for the credibility of the Bush administration.
They had started taking casualties and were ready to start returning fire.
It appeared that they were taking heavy casualties on the road.
Over the next two days, the battalion took heavy casualties.