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Historic Presentation Night

July 10 @ 7:30 pm 9:00 pm

SHOT DOWN: The true story of pilot Howard Snyder and the crew of the B-17 Susan Ruth

Wednesday, July 10
7:30 PM EST (Doors open at 6:30)

$10 per Person: non-members
FREE: Museum members with registration

The presentation begins with how he wrote the book and then talks about pilot training, the B-17 Flying Fortress, what it was like to fly combat missions, his dad’s plane being shot down, being hidden by the Belgian Underground and then fighting with the French Resistance, a little bit about how the Belgian people remember and honor the US airmen, and closes with a tribute to World War II veterans.

Speaker: Steve Snyder



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