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The Disappearance of Glenn Miller The Search for Clues in a 75-Year Mystery

A RESEARCH TEAM SETS OUT TO FIND THE BANDLEADER’S MISSING PLANE—EVEN AS QUESTIONS REMAIN ABOUT WHAT REALLY HAPPENED THE DAY MILLER VANISHED DURING WORLD WAR II
King of Swing Ironically the 40-year-old Miller was notorious for his fear of flying. His plane was last seen in the air over Beachy Head, England.

On Dec. 15, 1944, Glenn Miller crossed the stormy tarmac at England’s RAF Twinfield Farm airfield and boarded the waiting UC-64A Norseman. The famed bandleader behind swing hits like “In the Mood” and “Moonlight Serenade” was due in Paris for a Christmas broadcast to boost the morale of weary WWII troops. With most flights grounded because of the treacherous weather and poor visibility, Miller had accepted a ride with Lt. Col. Norman F. Baessell, an Army

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