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Nov 1, 2005 2:38 am


The Last Survivors Tell Their Stories



Of the millions who fought in the First World War, only a handful are still alive today—and all are now well over a hundred years old. With the horror of the trenches about to slip from living memory, Max Arthur has tracked down and interviewed these last survivors of what Wilfred Owen called a 'carnage incomparable'. To mark next week's Remembrance Day, Tuesday’s Guardian has published a selection of their stories.
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David T. Beito - 11/3/2005

I hope that I can be half-way as articulate as these men when I'm 80, not to mention when I'm 107.

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