Sir Paul Holmes interviews Dame Vera Lynn - 24th October 2009

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Newstalk ZB,
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Fri, 19 Jun 2020, 10:16AM
Forces' Sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn died surrounded by her family. Photo / Getty Images

Sir Paul Holmes interviews Dame Vera Lynn - 24th October 2009

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 19 Jun 2020, 10:16AM

Dame Vera Lynn, who boosted morale for the British troops in the Second World War, has died, aged 103.

In a statement, her family said they are "deeply saddened to announce the passing of one of Britain's best-loved entertainers at the age of 103".

She was best known for performing hits such as We'll Meet Again to troops on the front line.

Vera Lynn toured  New Zealand in 1969.

The late broadcaster, Sir Paul Holmes, interviewed Dame Vera Lynn on Saturday 24th October 2009.

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