Vera Lynn

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"Lynn is an English singer whose career flourished during WWII. Nicknamed "the forces sweetheart" she was most associated with the songs "We'll meet again" and "the white cliffs of dover." After the war she became the first British performer to top the records chart in the USA. She was appointed an OBE in 1975 and sang outside Buckingham Palace in 1995 in a ceremony that marked the golden jubilee of VE Day. In 2002 she became President of the Cerebral Palsy charity SOS."[1]


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  1. Tickets for Troops Patrons, organizational web page, accessed July 7, 2012.