Comrades all

2008-06-17 00:00

IT is 90 years since World War 1 ended. Only one or two involved in that great conflict are still alive. But something of the spirit of comradeship that developed among the soldiers who experienced the unspeakable horrors of trench warfare on the Western Front is still encapsulated in the Comrades Marathon, first run in 1921 to commemorate and perpetuate that spirit.

Theirs was the truest expression of comradeship. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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