The title is a reference to Vera Lynn, a British singer who came to prominence during World War II with her popular song "We'll Meet Again". The reference is ironic, as Roger Waters (and his fictional character "Pink") would not meet his father, lost in the war. The lyric "Vera, what has become of you?" suggests that Vera Lynn herself, like her promise, vanished.
Another interpretation is that the song is about "Pink" losing all faith. This is supported by the fact that vera (вера), in Russian, means "faith". It is unknown if Waters did this on purpose or not.
The opening dialogue ("Where the hell are you, Simon?") and the sound effects are from the 1969 film Battle of Britain.
Personnel per Fitch and Mahon.
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