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Martin X. Moleski, SJ

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Welcome to the Glenn Miller Research board
« on: December 26, 2017, 03:12:21 PM »

From the TIGHAR home page, "Digging Into The Glenn Miller Disappearance":

"December 15, 2017, marks the 73rd anniversary of the disappearance of iconic Big Band leader Major Alton G. “Glenn” Miller on a 1944 flight from England to Paris. In terms of public familiarity, it’s an aviation mystery second only to the Earhart disappearance and, like the AE enigma, proposed answers to the riddle range from the ridiculous to the rational. The most credible research suggests that the UC-64 Noorduyn Norseman carrying Miller came down in the English Channel due to either weather or friendly fire.

We’ll take this a step at a time. We are raising funds to be used to cover Phase One. The purpose of Phase One will be to determine whether what appeared to be the wreck of a C-64 Noordyun Norseman snagged, and briefly raised, by a fisherman trawling in the English Channel could possibly be the aircraft in which Miller was lost on December 15, 1944.
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Martin X. Moleski, SJ

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Re: Welcome to the Glenn Miller Research board
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2017, 05:34:10 PM »

"The Mysterious Disappearance of Glenn Miller" discusses a number of competing theories.

  • Theory One: Miller had survived and later died in a bordello
  • Theory Two: Miller had died of medical conditions in a hospital
  • Theory Three: Miller's crashed due to bad weather
  • Theory Four: Miller's plane was downed by friendly fire
  • Miscellaneous Crackpot Theories:
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Ric Gillespie

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Re: Welcome to the Glenn Miller Research board
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2017, 08:14:59 AM »

"The Mysterious Disappearance of Glenn Miller" discusses a number of competing theories.

Articles like that are useless because they cite no sources.  That one has numerous errors.
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Martin X. Moleski, SJ

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Re: Welcome to the Glenn Miller Research board
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2017, 09:29:06 AM »

"The Mysterious Disappearance of Glenn Miller" discusses a number of competing theories.

Articles like that are useless because they cite no sources.  That one has numerous errors.

I concede that the article is not as useful as it might be.

I certainly approve of citing sources.

I do find this summary of competing theories helpful:

  • Theory One: Miller had survived and later died in a bordello
  • Theory Two: Miller had died of medical conditions in a hospital
  • Theory Three: Miller's crashed due to bad weather
  • Theory Four: Miller's plane was downed by friendly fire
  • Miscellaneous Crackpot Theories

That seems to me to be a fairly accurate taxonomy.
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Ric Gillespie

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Re: Welcome to the Glenn Miller Research board
« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2017, 09:32:45 AM »

That seems to me to be a fairly accurate taxonomy.

Agreed, except I think the various versions of bordello theory should included among the Misc. Crackpot Theories.
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