The Kite Runner Timeline

Brianna Kelley Period 4

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The Kite Runner

Republic was embedded into Afghanistan

1973

Chapters 2-3

Gun shots outside the house

07-17-1973 - 12-31-1978

Afghanistan was being attacked more and more , ruining their monarchy over time
Chapter 5

Republic was being tested by USSR

1978

Chapters 5 & 6 explain some minor attacks

Soviet Union invaded

12-24-1979

Afghanistan was invaded by the USSR
Chapter 5

Amir and Baba leave

03-01-1981

Chapter 10- Amir and Baba get on a truck and leave Afghanistan

History

Mohammed Daud declares republic

1973

Testing Attack

1975 - 1978

Attacks were towards Afghanistan starting in 1975 until 1978 before the real invasion happened

General Daud killed by soviets

1978

Beginning of the USSR invasion a couple months later, attacking the republic

USSR Invades Afghanistan

12-24-1979

Chapter 5- explains that the monarchy was taken over by a republic

2.8 million Afghanistans fled for Pakistan and Iran

1982