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Ghostly image of US officer leaving Afghanistan books his place in history

Maj-Gen Chris Donahue’s exit from the country on Monday conjures memories of the Soviet Union’s pull-out in 1989

31 August 2021 - 19:47 By Simon Cameron-Moore

Carrying his rifle at his side, Maj-Gen Chris Donahue, commander of the storied 82nd Airborne Division, became the last US soldier to board the final flight out of Afghanistan a minute before midnight on Monday...

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