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used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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rough calculation or judgment
  • To the Americans' 52. military deaths, an estimated 1,153 Japanese had been killed.
    p. 53.0
  • By one estimate, no athlete dropped less than ten pounds.
    p. 24.1
  • The Japanese base had been gravely damaged—by one estimate, half of its personnel had been killed—and America had demonstrated the reach and power of its B-24s.
    p. 76.7
  • Many doomed planes sent no distress call, and often, no one knew a plane was down until it missed its estimated time of arrival, which could be as long as sixteen hours after the crash.
    p. 86.5
  • Historians estimate that the Japanese military murdered between 200,000 and 430,000 Chinese, including the 90,000 POWs, in what became known as the Rape of Nanking.
    p. 88.8
  • Estimating the bomber's cruising speed and range, they made rough calculations to arrive at how many hours the bomber could remain airborne after it left them, and thus how far they were from its base.
    p. 159.4
  • The Japanese had murdered an estimated quarter of a million civilians.
    p. 225.8
  • An officer estimated that twenty men fainted each day.
    p. 266.1
  • By the time the guards finally let them stop, the men were utterly exhausted; by 'Wade's estimate, over the course of the day, each basket bearer had carried well over four tons of coal.
    p. 282.7
  • By Wade's estimate, each man had been punched in the face some 220 times.
    p. 290.7

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