Shot Down

Tue, Jul 24, 2018 - Tue, Jul 24, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Location: Hilton 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.