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Major J. M. Figott and members of his company of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry kneeling at the graves of Canadian soldiers killed at Dieppe on 19 August 1942. Dieppe, France, 1 September 1944. #vintage #WW2 #1940s #soldiers
In 1942, at the peak of his civilian career, swing era bandleader Glenn Miller decided to join the war effort during World War ll. While he was traveling to entertain U.S. troops in France, the single-engine Army Air Force UC-64 Norseman carrying Major Glenn Miller disappeared in thick fog over the English Channel and no trace of the aircrew, passengers or the plane has ever been found. Miller’s status is missing in action.