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Artist or CreatorNicholas Garland
Title or Caption"When you're wounded and left on Afghanistan's plains. And the women come out to, cut
up what remains Jest roll to your rifle and blow out your brains. An' go to your gawd like
a soldier..." (Kipling)
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Published byDaily Telegraph
Date21 May 1997
FormatPhotocopy
Person DepictedWiddecombe; Ann (1947-)
Howard; Michael (1941-)
NotesNews: General Abdul Rashid Dostum, leader of Northern Afghanistan and the last bulwark
against the fundamentalist Taleban Islamic militia faces a disastrous mutiny by one of his
key commanders. Michael Howard is fighting against the odds to keep his Tory leadership bid
alive after a ferocious Commons attack by Ann Widdecombe in which she accused him of
misleading Parliament over the sacking of former Director-General of the Prison Service,
Derek Lewis.
Subjectsleadership elections
Conservative Party
murder
Afghanistan
soldiers
war
casualties
internal conflict
Copyright contact detailssyndication@telegraph.co.uk
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