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She starred in three musical films, ''One Exciting Night'', ''Rhythm Serenade'' and ''We'll Meet Again'' -- the latter being named after what's probably her best known song ([[Film/DrStrangelove which was somehow used to score a nuclear apocalypse]]). She announced her retirement just months after the end of the war, but eventually returned to music and topped the charts multiple times during subsequent decades. Whe she passed away at age 103 on June 18, 2020, she was one of the last [[LivingLegend living wartime legends]].

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She starred in three musical films, ''One Exciting Night'', ''Rhythm Serenade'' and ''We'll Meet Again'' -- the latter being named after what's probably her best known song ([[Film/DrStrangelove which was somehow used to score a nuclear apocalypse]]). She announced her retirement just months after the end of the war, but eventually returned to music and topped the charts multiple times during subsequent decades. Whe When she passed away at age 103 on June 18, 2020, she was one of the last [[LivingLegend living wartime legends]].


Dame Vera Margaret Lynn [[UsefulNotes/KnightFever CH DBE OStJ]] (née Welch; 20 March 1917 18 June 2020) is, quite simply, the original, iconic British GlamorousWartimeSinger.

Known as "The Forces' Sweetheart", she hosted a radio programme, ''Sincerely Yours'', during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, and songs like "There'll Always Be An England" and "The White Cliffs of Dover" still evoke UsefulNotes/TheHomeFront all over the world. Her hopeful, yearning ballads perfectly captured the spirit of the boys overseas, and she became a symbol of what those lonely men on the fronts were fighting for. She did extensive tours to entertain and comfort soldiers on several of said fronts, no matter how remote they were from Britain.

She starred in three musical films, ''One Exciting Night'', ''Rhythm Serenade'' and ''We'll Meet Again'' -- the latter being named after what's probably her best known song ([[Film/DrStrangelove which was somehow used to score a nuclear apocalypse]]). She announced her retirement just months after the end of the war, but eventually returned to music and topped the charts multiple times during subsequent decades. At age 103, she was one of the last living wartime legends.

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Dame Vera Margaret Lynn [[UsefulNotes/KnightFever CH DBE OStJ]] (née Welch; 20 March 1917 18 June 2020) is, was, quite simply, the original, iconic British GlamorousWartimeSinger.

Known as "The Forces' Sweetheart", she hosted a radio programme, ''Sincerely Yours'', during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, and songs like "There'll Always Be An England" and "The White Cliffs of Dover" still evoke UsefulNotes/TheHomeFront all over the world. Her hopeful, yearning ballads perfectly captured the spirit of the boys overseas, and she became a symbol of what those lonely men on the fronts were fighting for. She did extensive tours to entertain and comfort soldiers on several of said fronts, no matter how remote they were from Britain.

Britain (she went as far as [[UsefulNotes/ThatSouthEastAsianCountry Burma]]).

She starred in three musical films, ''One Exciting Night'', ''Rhythm Serenade'' and ''We'll Meet Again'' -- the latter being named after what's probably her best known song ([[Film/DrStrangelove which was somehow used to score a nuclear apocalypse]]). She announced her retirement just months after the end of the war, but eventually returned to music and topped the charts multiple times during subsequent decades. At Whe she passed away at age 103, 103 on June 18, 2020, she was one of the last [[LivingLegend living wartime legends.
legends]].




On June 18, 2020 her family announced that she had passed away aged 103.


Dame Vera Margaret Welch "Lynn", [[UsefulNotes/KnightFever DBE]] (20 March 1917 -- 18 June 2020) is, quite simply, the original, iconic British GlamorousWartimeSinger.

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Dame Vera Margaret Welch "Lynn", Lynn [[UsefulNotes/KnightFever DBE]] (20 CH DBE OStJ]] (née Welch; 20 March 1917 -- 18 June 2020) is, quite simply, the original, iconic British GlamorousWartimeSinger.


She starred in three musical films, ''One Exciting Night'', ''Rhythm Serenade'' and ''We'll Meet Again'' -- the latter being named after what's probably her best known song ([[Film/DrStrangelove which was somehow used to score a nuclear apocalypse]]). She announced her retirement just months after the end of the war, but eventually returned to music and topped the charts multiple times during subsequent decades. At age 103, she is one of the last living wartime legends.

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She starred in three musical films, ''One Exciting Night'', ''Rhythm Serenade'' and ''We'll Meet Again'' -- the latter being named after what's probably her best known song ([[Film/DrStrangelove which was somehow used to score a nuclear apocalypse]]). She announced her retirement just months after the end of the war, but eventually returned to music and topped the charts multiple times during subsequent decades. At age 103, she is was one of the last living wartime legends.


Dame Vera Margaret Welch "Lynn", [[UsefulNotes/KnightFever DBE]] (born 20 March 1917) is, quite simply, the original, iconic British GlamorousWartimeSinger.

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Dame Vera Margaret Welch "Lynn", [[UsefulNotes/KnightFever DBE]] (born 20 (20 March 1917) 1917 -- 18 June 2020) is, quite simply, the original, iconic British GlamorousWartimeSinger.


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On June 18, 2020 her family announced that she had passed away aged 103.


Dame Vera Margaret Welch "Lynn", [[UsefulNotes/KnightFever DBE]] (born 20 March 1917) was, quite simply, the original, iconic British GlamorousWartimeSinger.

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Dame Vera Margaret Welch "Lynn", [[UsefulNotes/KnightFever DBE]] (born 20 March 1917) was, is, quite simply, the original, iconic British GlamorousWartimeSinger.


Dame Vera Margaret Welch "Lynn", [[UsefulNotes/KnightFever DBE]], born 20 March 1917, was, quite simply, the original, iconic British GlamorousWartimeSinger.

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Dame Vera Margaret Welch "Lynn", [[UsefulNotes/KnightFever DBE]], born DBE]] (born 20 March 1917, 1917) was, quite simply, the original, iconic British GlamorousWartimeSinger.


She starred in three musical films, ''One Exciting Night'', ''Rhythm Serenade'' and ''We'll Meet Again'' -- the latter being named after what's probably her best known song ([[Film/DrStrangelove which was somehow used to score a nuclear apocalypse]]). She announced her retirement just months after the end of the war, but eventually returned to music and topped the charts multiple times during subsequent decades. At age 102, she is one of the last living wartime legends.

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She starred in three musical films, ''One Exciting Night'', ''Rhythm Serenade'' and ''We'll Meet Again'' -- the latter being named after what's probably her best known song ([[Film/DrStrangelove which was somehow used to score a nuclear apocalypse]]). She announced her retirement just months after the end of the war, but eventually returned to music and topped the charts multiple times during subsequent decades. At age 102, 103, she is one of the last living wartime legends.


->''There'll be bluebirds over the white cliffs of Dover, tomorrow - just you wait and see.

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She starred in three musical films, ''One Exciting Night'', ''Rhythm Serenade'' and ''We'll Meet Again'' -- the latter being named after what's probably her best known song ([[Film/DrStrangelove which was somehow used to score a nuclear apocalypse]]). She announced her retirement just months after the end of the war, but eventually returned to music and topped the charts multiple times during subsequent decades. At age 102, she is one of the last wartime living legends.

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She starred in three musical films, ''One Exciting Night'', ''Rhythm Serenade'' and ''We'll Meet Again'' -- the latter being named after what's probably her best known song ([[Film/DrStrangelove which was somehow used to score a nuclear apocalypse]]). She announced her retirement just months after the end of the war, but eventually returned to music and topped the charts multiple times during subsequent decades. At age 102, she is one of the last living wartime living legends.


She starred in three musical films, ''One Exciting Night'', ''Rhythm Serenade'' and ''We'll Meet Again'' -- the latter being named after what's probably her best known song ([[Film/DrStrangelove which was somehow used to score a nuclear apocalypse]]). She announced her retirement just months after the end of the war, but eventually returned to music and topped the charts multiple times during subsequent decades. At age 101, she is now one of the last wartime living legends.

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She starred in three musical films, ''One Exciting Night'', ''Rhythm Serenade'' and ''We'll Meet Again'' -- the latter being named after what's probably her best known song ([[Film/DrStrangelove which was somehow used to score a nuclear apocalypse]]). She announced her retirement just months after the end of the war, but eventually returned to music and topped the charts multiple times during subsequent decades. At age 101, 102, she is now one of the last wartime living legends.


She is familiar to many rock fans from Music/PinkFloyd's classic RockOpera, ''Music/TheWall'', with the song "Vera" "Anybody here remember Vera Lynn?..." and the line "What has become of you?". [[TemptingFate Well, it turned out Vera was still a recording artist at that time]] (she retired five years after ''The Wall'' was released) and in 2009, four years after Pink Floyd's very last gasp at Live 8, a compilation album made her [[Awesome/{{Music}} the oldest living artist ever to chart at #1]]. In short, she ''outlasted Pink Floyd''.

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She is familiar to many rock fans from Music/PinkFloyd's classic RockOpera, ''Music/TheWall'', with the song "Vera" "Anybody here remember Vera Lynn?..." and the line "What has become of you?". [[TemptingFate Well, it turned out Vera was still a recording artist at that time]] (she retired five years after ''The Wall'' was released) and in 2009, four years after Pink Floyd's very last gasp at Live 8, a compilation album made her [[Awesome/{{Music}} the oldest living artist ever to chart at #1]]. In short, she ''outlasted ''she outlasted Pink Floyd''.


She is familiar to many rock fans from Music/PinkFloyd's classic RockOpera, ''Music/TheWall'', with the song "Vera" "Anybody here remember Vera Lynn?..." and the line "What has become of you?". [[TemptingFate Well, it turned out Vera was still a recording artist at that time]] (she retired five years after ''Music/TheWall'' was released) and in 2009, four years after Pink Floyd's very last gasp at Live 8, a compilation album made her [[Awesome/{{Music}} the oldest living artist ever to chart at #1]]. In short, she ''outlasted Pink Floyd''.

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She is familiar to many rock fans from Music/PinkFloyd's classic RockOpera, ''Music/TheWall'', with the song "Vera" "Anybody here remember Vera Lynn?..." and the line "What has become of you?". [[TemptingFate Well, it turned out Vera was still a recording artist at that time]] (she retired five years after ''Music/TheWall'' ''The Wall'' was released) and in 2009, four years after Pink Floyd's very last gasp at Live 8, a compilation album made her [[Awesome/{{Music}} the oldest living artist ever to chart at #1]]. In short, she ''outlasted Pink Floyd''.


She is familiar to many rock fans from Music/PinkFloyd's classic RockOpera, ''Music/TheWall'', with the song "Vera" "Anybody here remember Vera Lynn?..." and the line "What has become of you?". [[HilariousInHindsight Well, it turned out Vera was still a recording artist at that time]] (she retired five years after ''Music/TheWall'' was released) and in 2009, four years after Pink Floyd's very last gasp at Live 8, a compilation album made her [[Awesome/{{Music}} the oldest living artist ever to chart at #1]]. In short, she ''outlasted Pink Floyd''.

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She is familiar to many rock fans from Music/PinkFloyd's classic RockOpera, ''Music/TheWall'', with the song "Vera" "Anybody here remember Vera Lynn?..." and the line "What has become of you?". [[HilariousInHindsight [[TemptingFate Well, it turned out Vera was still a recording artist at that time]] (she retired five years after ''Music/TheWall'' was released) and in 2009, four years after Pink Floyd's very last gasp at Live 8, a compilation album made her [[Awesome/{{Music}} the oldest living artist ever to chart at #1]]. In short, she ''outlasted Pink Floyd''.




->''There'll be bluebirds over the white cliffs of Dover, tomorrow - just you wait and see.''

'''Dame Vera Lynn''', [[UsefulNotes/KnightFever DBE]], born 20 March 1917, was, quite simply, the original, iconic British GlamorousWartimeSinger.

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Vera Lynn''', Margaret Welch "Lynn", [[UsefulNotes/KnightFever DBE]], born 20 March 1917, was, quite simply, the original, iconic British GlamorousWartimeSinger.

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