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Ich hatt' einen Kameraden,
Einen bessern findst du nit.
Die Trommel schlug zum Streite,
Er ging an meiner Seite
|: In gleichem Schritt und Tritt. :|

Eine Kugel kam geflogen:
Gilt's mir oder gilt es dir?
Ihn hat es weggerissen,
Er liegt vor meinen FьЯen
|: Als wдr's ein Stьck von mir :|

Will mir die Hand noch reichen,
Derweil ich eben lad'.
"Kann dir die Hand nicht geben,
Bleib du im ew'gen Leben
|: Mein guter Kamerad!" :|

Translation

In battle he was my comrade,
None better I have had.
The drum called us to fight,
He always on my right,
|: In step, through good and bad. :|

A bullet flew towards us,
For him or meant for me?
His life from mine it tore,
At my feet a piece of gore,
|: As if a part of me. :|

His hand reached up to hold mine.
I must re-load my gun.
"My friend, I cannot ease your pain,
In the eternal life we’ll meet again,
|: And walk once more as one." :|



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    UnregisteredDec 31, 2011 at 5:38 am
    I had a comrade
    a better one you won't find
    the drum called us to fight
    he was on my side
    in every step good or bad

    A bullet flew towards us
    was it meant for him or for me
    it did tore him apart
    at my feet he lies
    as if he was a part of me

    He reaches his hand to my
    while i reload my gun
    right now i can't my friend
    rest in the eternal life
    my good comrade
  • c
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    ChrislebisAug 12, 2009 at 9:27 pm
    I had a friend,
    a better one you won't find.
    the drumms called for battle,
    he walked on my side
    |: in similar step. :|

    A bullet came flying:
    Is it for me or is it for me?
    It tore him away,
    He's lying down at my feet
    |: as if he where a part of me :|

    Wants to give me his hand
    while I load
    Can't give you my hand
    Stay you in the afterlife
    |: My good friend:|

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