Report of Glenn Miller’s disappearance (12-25-44)

The Evening Star (December 25, 1944)

Maj. Glenn Miller lost in flight over Channel

Paris, France (AP) –
Maj. Glenn Miller, director of the U.S. Army Air Forces Band and a former popular orchestra leader in the United States, is missing on a flight from England to Paris, it was announced yesterday.

Maj. Miller, whose home is in Tenafly, New Jersey, left England on December 15 as a passenger aboard a plane. No trace of the plane has been found since. His Air Force band has been playing in Paris, but no member of the band was with him on the flight.

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