Dame Vera Lynn, DBE (born Vera Margaret Welch on 20 March 1917), widely known as "The Forces' Sweetheart" is an English singer, songwriter and actress whose musical recordings and performances were enormously popular during the Second World War. During the war she toured Egypt, India and Burma, giving outdoor concerts for the troops. The songs most associated with her are "We'll Meet Again", "The White Cliffs of Dover", "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square" and "There'll Always Be an England".
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- Alfred Aarons talks about Vera Lynnhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p014slh3.jpg2013-02-07T13:17:00ZAlfred Aarons - recorded at The People's Songs gallery in The British Music Experience - remembers listening to Vera Lynn during World War II.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/7d32fa5a-7ccb-483b-87ea-5370b4be4d64?clipfocus=p014slhfSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 37 s
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