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  Vera Lynn Tuesday 17 December 2002  
Vera Lynn, second from the right, 'Shipmates Ashore' broadcast 1943
This weekend Dame Vera Lynn will be making a rare public appearance at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London.

She's president of the cerebral palsy charity SOS and will be hosting a celebrity concert on their behalf.
The Forces Sweetheart is now 85 and spoke to Rachel Schofield about her retirement.
Dame Vera Lynn joins Jenni to talk about her memories of wartime in the theatre.

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