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Extended interview with Dame Vera Lynn

The One Show Team | 16:11 UK time, Wednesday, 19 August 2009

On The One Show last week (Friday 14 August), Christine Bleakley met with 'Forces' Sweetheart' Dame Vera Lynn to discuss her incredible life.

In the interview, Dame Vera talked of what it was like performing in London during the Blitz, how it was she came to be known as 'The Forces Sweetheart' as well as the most memorable moments of her wartime singing career.

Watch an exclusive, extended version of the interview below.

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The One Show is trying to reunite old friends who have lost touch with each other since the war.

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