Songs of World War 2
During the second half of the Autumn Term Year 6 will learn and perform a variety of songs from World War 2. Please bring your instruments from home to all lessons.
The White Cliffs of Dover - Lyrics - Vera Lynn
From July through October 1940 the Battle of Britain was fought. Britain stood alone as the RAF and RCAF fought Nazis Germany who was bombing Britain..... Most of Europe had been defeated and the USA had yet to enter the war....The White Cliffs of Dover was written by Walter Kent and Nat Burton in 1941 and it was sung by the greatl Dame Vera Lynn in 1942......
Vera Lynn - A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square 1940
Dame Vera Lynn, DBE (born Vera Margaret Welch on 20 March 1917) is an English singer and actress whose musical recordings and performances were enormously popular during World War II. During the war she toured Egypt, India and Burma, giving outdoor concerts for the troops.