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Happy Centenary Dame Vera Lynn 20 March 2017

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#1 DougRichards


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Posted 18 March 2017 - 0712 AM

Yes, this is going in the History Forum:  This grand lady was a member of the British Armed Forces in WW2.


She was awarded the Burma Star for service in that theatre.


She was "the Forces' Sweetheart", and amongst many songs, she did the British version of 'Iili Marlene'.



She is a true veteran of 1939 - 1945.


I wonder if Liz will have her over for a cuppa and maybe a sherry or two in Buckingham Palace on Monday?  Perhaps they will sing together quietly in their memories?


God bless them both




We'll meet again, don't know where, don't know when..................


Meanwhile  Land of Hope and Glory!




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#2 Unreal John

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Posted 19 March 2017 - 1927 PM

Now, now it would not be inappropriate for Her Majesty to go to Dame Vera, rather than have the centenarian come to Windsor.

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Posted 24 March 2017 - 0630 AM

Well since nobody else did it...

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Posted 24 March 2017 - 1557 PM

"the British version of 'Iili Marlene'."

One way of ensuring nobody listens to enemy station.
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