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Vera Lynn

English singer and actress

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Vera Lynn: English singer and actress
Dame Vera Margaret Lynn was an English singer, songwriter and entertainer whose musical recordings and performances were very popular during the Second World War. She was widely referred to as the "Forces' Sweetheart" and gave outdoor concerts for the troops in Egypt, India and Burma during the war as part of Entertainments National Service Association (ENSA). The songs most associated with her are "We'll Meet Again", "(There'll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover", "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square" and "There'll Always Be an England".

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Dame Vera Lynn laid to rest [Video]

Dame Vera Lynn laid to rest

Dame Vera Lynn has been honoured with a flypast in her beloved East Sussex village ahead of her funeral.Two Second World War fighter planes soared over Ditchling to remember the late singer.The..

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Ditchling residents pay respect to Dame Vera Lynn [Video]

Ditchling residents pay respect to Dame Vera Lynn

The funeral of World War II singer Dame Vera Lynn takes place in Ditchling, East Sussex, with a flypast by aircraft from the Battle of Britain. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at..

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Projection on the White Cliffs of Dover in honour of Dame Vera Lynn [Video]

Projection on the White Cliffs of Dover in honour of Dame Vera Lynn

To mark the sad occasion of the funeral of Dame Vera Lynn this week, a new illustration was projected onto the iconic White Cliffs of Dover to honour the life of the “Forces’ Sweetheart”, who..

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Katherine Jenkins campaigns for commemorative statue of Dame Vera Lynn [Video]

Katherine Jenkins campaigns for commemorative statue of Dame Vera Lynn

Katherine Jenkins has called for a statue to be erected in honour of the late Dame Vera Lynn, and thinks the monument should be placed by the white cliffs of Dover.

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Dame Vera Lynn ‘defined the soul of a nation’ [Video]

Dame Vera Lynn ‘defined the soul of a nation’

Dame Vera Lynn was an “absolute figurehead of Britain” according to a music industry boss who worked with the late singer. Interview with Dickon Stainer, president and CEO of Global Classics & Jazz..

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Matt Hancock pays tribute to Dame Vera Lynn [Video]

Matt Hancock pays tribute to Dame Vera Lynn

Health Secretary Matt Hancock uses the opening of the daily Coronavirus press briefing to pay tribute to Dame Vera Lynn, who died today aged 103..

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Vera Lynn, The Forces' Sweetheart, Dies Aged 103 [Video]

Vera Lynn, The Forces' Sweetheart, Dies Aged 103

Dame Vera Lynn, the Forces' Sweetheart whose songs helped raise morale in World War Two, has died aged 103. Report by Dessentjacksonl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us..

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'Forces' Sweetheart' Vera Lynn dies aged 103 [Video]

'Forces' Sweetheart' Vera Lynn dies aged 103

Singer Vera Lynn, who became a symbol of hope in Britain during World War Two with her song "We'll Meet Again," has died at the age of 103. Edward Baran reports.

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Tributes flood in for Dame Vera Lynn [Video]

Tributes flood in for Dame Vera Lynn

Tributes to entertainer Dame Vera Lynn after he death at the age of 103. The Forces' Sweetheart stirred the hearts of millions with songs and a personality that brought hope and inspiration during the..

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Dame Vera Lynn dies aged 103 [Video]

Dame Vera Lynn dies aged 103

Dame Vera Lynn has passed away at the age of 103.

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BREAKING NEWS: Dame Vera Lynn dies aged 103 [Video]

BREAKING NEWS: Dame Vera Lynn dies aged 103

Dame Vera Lynn, whose songs helped raise morale in World War Two, has passed away, aged 103.

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In Pictures: The life of Dame Vera Lynn [Video]

In Pictures: The life of Dame Vera Lynn

Dame Vera Lynn, who has died at the age of 103, found fame as the singing morale-booster for British troops – and those waiting at home for their return – during the Second World War.

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Second World War veterans on what Dame Vera Lynn meant to them [Video]

Second World War veterans on what Dame Vera Lynn meant to them

Second World War veterans George Batts and Robert Piper give an insight in to what Dame Vera Lynn meant to troops stationed away from home. Dame Vera has died aged 103.

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Dame Vera Lynn: Spitfire flypast marks funeral

A private funeral is held as friends and fans also pay respects to the Forces' Sweetheart.
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Flypast to mark Dame Vera Lynn's funeral

A funeral service for the Forces' Sweetheart will begin in Ditchling, her home of 50 years.
BBC News - Published

Royalty and Boris Johnson lead Vera Lynn tributes

The Queen and prime minister pay their respects to the Forces' Sweetheart who has died aged 103.
BBC News - Published

Dame Vera Lynn: Forces' Sweetheart dies aged 103

The singer of We’ll Meet Again, who entertained British troops in World War Two, has died.
BBC News - Published

Dame Vera Lynn dies at age 103

Dame Vera Lynn, the Forces' Sweetheart whose songs helped raise morale in World War Two, has died aged 103
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Dame Vera Lynn, a symbol of resilience and hope

She was the Forces' Sweetheart, whose songs did so much to boost morale during World War Two.
BBC News - Published

'We'll meet again': Nation sings along to Vera Lynn for VE day anniversary

'Keep smiling through, just like you always do'
Independent - Published

VE Day: Dame Vera Lynn says 'hope remains' in message

The singer says "bravery and sacrifice still define our nation" ahead of the 75th anniversary.
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Coronavirus: Dame Vera Lynn uses 103rd birthday to buoy Britain

The singer famed for entertaining troops during World War Two calls on the country to pull together.
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Dame Vera Lynn wins gin trademark battle

Halewood International fails to register the trademark "Vera Lynn" as cockney rhyming slang for its gin.
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