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December 23, 2016

Captain Glenn Miller US Army Air Corps (Served 1942-MIA 1944)

by dianeshort2014

View the service history of Bandleader:

glenn-millerCaptain Glenn Miller

US Army Air Corps

(Served 1942-MIA 1944)
Shadow Box: http://airforce.togetherweserved.com/profile/116641

Short Bio: Alton Glenn Miller (March 1, 1904 – missing in action December 15, 1944) was an American big band musician, arranger, composer, andbandleader in the swing era. He was one of the best-selling recording artists from 1939 to 1943, leading one of the best known big bands. Miller’s notable recordings include “In the Mood”, “Moonlight Serenade”, “Pennsylvania 6-5000”, “Chattanooga Choo Choo”, “A String of Pearls”, “At Last”, “(I’ve Got a Gal In) Kalamazoo”, “American Patrol”, “Tuxedo Junction”, and “Little Brown Jug”. While he was traveling to entertain U.S. troops in France during World War II, Glenn Miller‘s aircraft disappeared in bad weather over the English Channel.

 

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