• Big bandleader Glenn Miller disappeared in 1944
  • He was never found and was only 40 years old
  • Miller was last seen on a plane that never arrived

During the 1930s and 1940s, swing music was all the rage and there were several famous big bands that frequently appeared in film. 

These big bands usually got their names from the big bandleaders like Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Tommy Dorsey and Artie Shaw. One of these well known big bandleaders was Glenn Miller whose orchestra was known for records like “In The Mood” and “Moonlight Serenade.”

Sadly, Glenn Miller's disappearance was never solved

Glenn Miller was the best-selling recording artist from 1939 to 1942 and it was in 1942 that he volunteered to join the U.S. military to entertain the troops during the Second World War.

This was a fateful decision for Miller because it was during his time in service that he disappeared in 1944.

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The Day That Music Died

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The Day The Music Died

Glenn Miller was to fly from Bedford in the U.K. to Paris on December 15th, 1944 to make arrangements to relocate his band there in the near future.

Two U.S. military officers, Lieutenant Colonel Norman Baessell and the pilot John Morgan, were also on the mysterious flight. The three military men boarded a single-engine UC-64 Norseman and simply never arrived in Paris later that day...

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