1st ed., 1989. 192 pp., frontis., + photo-ills., + cold., plates. D.j., 29 x 20cm. Nr.FINE. This is a memoir of Vera Lynn's life at home during the war, about how it affected every aspect of day-to-day existence. She remembers the Phoney War, the role of the Home Guard, the Battle of Britain, the Blitz, invasion threats and, finally, VE day. Recalling the spirit of popular songs, rations, black outs, the black market and women's roles during the conflict, the war is vividly evoked.