Catherine Deveney: Modern soldiers drinking beer from a dead man’s false leg a gruesome reminder to learn lessons from the past

© Supplied by The Guardian AustralA senior Australian soldier drinks beer from a prosthetic leg that belonged to a Taliban fighter killed by special forces in Afghanistan. Afghanistan. Image obtained by The Guardian Australia Date; Unknown
A senior Australian soldier drinks beer from a prosthetic leg that belonged to a Taliban fighter killed by special forces in Afghanistan. Afghanistan. Image obtained by The Guardian Australia Date; Unknown

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