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Steve Snyder, Author Of Multi-Award Winning Military Book, 'Shot Down', Announces Appearances, Schedule Of Events For August 2019

08-01-2019 04:55 PM CET | Arts & Culture

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Steve Snyder, award winning author of 'Shot Down', a military aviation book that has taken 29 industry awards, has announced his event lineup for June, 2019.

Snyder's father Howard was a B-17 pilot who was shot down while flying the Susan Ruth (named after his daughter) while flying over the French/Belgium border. The mission set out to bomb Frankfurt, Germany. The book covers the events leading up to and following that day. Of the 10 man crew, some died, some were captured and some, including Howard Snyder, evaded capture.

Snyder's list of appearances for August 2019 include:

August 3 & 4 – Book Signing – Thunder Over Michigan – Willow Run Airport – Ypsilanti, MI

August 6 – PowerPoint Presentation – 306th Flying Training Wing – United States Air Force Academy – Colorado Springs, CO

August 13 – Interview – Savage Nation – Michael Savage

August 17 – Interview – Yesterday USA Radio Network – Walden Hughes

August 21 – Interview – Holistic Health – Lori Jean

August 31- September 2 – 75th Anniversary Celebrations of the Liberation of Belgium – Momignies, Belgium

Snyder's book is utterly unique in that it details the varied, detailed, and amazing stories of what happened to each crew member. Snyder's father, Howard, was missing in action for seven months. Readers are given the opportunity to read the letters and documents that were exchanged before and after the Susan Ruth was shot down. 'Shot Down' is filled with photos that enhance the presentation of these extraordinary WW II events that must never be forgotten. Steve Snyder has gone to the extreme to capture the details that make 'Shot Down' a one-of-a-kind dramatic presentation, told by a writer who was in the very middle of the story as it happened.

'Shot Down' has received numerous high profile industry awards. These include:

2018 TopShelf Magazine Indie Book Awards - 1st Place winner
2017 TopShelf Magazine Editor's Choice Award
2017 Independent Press Awards - Winner Military Nonfiction
2017 John E Weaver Excellent Reads Award - Winner Non-Fiction Military
2017 Book Excellence Awards - Finalist Military
2017 New York City Big Book Awards - Winner Military Nonfiction
2016 Online Book Club Book of the Year Contest - Winner
2016 The Author's Show 50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading Contest - Winner
2016 National Indie Excellence Awards - Winner - History - US
2016 National Indie Excellence Awards - Winner - Military Non-Fiction
2016 Beverly Hills Book Awards - Winner Non-Fiction Military
2016 Global Ebook Awards - Silver Medal Winner Non-Fiction Military
2016 Shelf Unbound Best Indie/Self-Published Book Competition - Notable Book
2015 Books and Authors Book of the Year - Winner Non-Fiction Military
2015 Next Generation Indie Book Awards - Winner Military
2015 International Book Awards - Winner History: General
2015 Readers' Favorite Book Awards - Gold Medal Winner Non-Fiction Historical
2015 Kindle Book Awards - Finalist Non-Fiction
2015 Next Generation Indie Book Awards - Finalist Historical Non-fiction
2015 Independent Publisher Book Awards - Silver Medalist History (U.S.)
2015 Independent Author Network (IAN) Book of the Year Awards - Outstanding Non-Fiction (General)
2015 Independent Author Network (IAN) Book of the Year Awards - Second Place Winner
2015 NABE Spring Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards - Best Books Military
2015 Nonfiction Book Awards - Bronze Medal
2015 eLit Awards - Gold Medal History
2014 Foreword Reviews' INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards - Finalist War & Military
2014 USA Best Book Awards - Finalist History: General
2014 USA Best Book Awards - Finalist History: Military
2014 Southern California Book Festival - Honorable Mention General Non-Fiction

Reviewers have praised 'Shot Down'. Publishers Weekly stated, "This is a great introduction to the history of the U.S. air war in Europe, humanized by the experience of a single bomber crew." The European Center of Military History said, "Steve Snyder has reached a level of scholarship few amateur historians achieve." Foreword Reviews called it a "masterful book." Midwest Book Review called it "An inherently fascinating and deftly written account."

Steve Snyder is available for media interviews and speaking engagements and can be reached using the information below or by email at steve@stevesnyderauthor.com. 'Shot Down' is available at Amazon and other book retailers. An in-depth interview with Snyder can be accessed at The Authors Show site. More information is available at his website .

Press Contact:
Steve Snyder
PO Box 1613
Shallotte, NC, 28459
http://www.stevesnyderauthor.com
don@heavenonearthsystem.com
910-842-9248

Steve Snyder retired from VSP in 2009 after 36 years in national sales and sales management, He began his quest to know everything possible about the World War II experiences of his father, pilot Howard Snyder, and his crew of the B-17 Susan Ruth. Gradually, it became his passion and resulted in 'Shot Down'. He belongs to numerous World War II associations and is Immediate Past President of the 306th Bomb Group Historical Association.

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