Shot Down

Sat, Jul 28, 2018 - Sat, Jul 28, 2018
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Location: Vette Theater

Presenter: Steve Snyder

SHOT DOWN: The true story of pilot Howard Snyder and the crew of the B-17 Susan Ruth recounts the dramatic experiences of each member of a ten man B-17 bomber crew after their plane, piloted by author Steve Snyder’s father, was knocked out of the sky by German fighters over the Belgium and about the courageous Belgian people who risked their lives to help them. Also discussed is the B-17 Flying Fortress and what it was like to fly combat missions in the 8th Air Force during WWII.