I was looking for something on YouTube the other day and as so often happens came across another clip that led me to all sorts of distractions.
Though she suggested that the title be passed on to some Welsh Popera singer there will only be one “Forces Sweetheart” – Dame Vera Lynn.
Still an active 93 Dame Vera was one of the people instrumental in having the Beast of Battle Memorial created. And she also topped the chart recently with a reissue of her greatest hits – an album that reached gold three weeks after it was released in 2009.
Here she is in an interview on September 3, 2009 – and she has a little surprise at the end.
7 lulgio – Santi Claudio, Illaria, Giasone e Mauro