Shot Down Book

This book tells the true story of events before and after a harrowing day aboard the B-17 Susan Ruth, when some of the 10-man crew died, some ended up in prison camps, and some evaded capture. This book is unique for its amazing, varied, and detailed stories of what happened to each crewmember, in particular Howard Snyder, who evaded capture and was missing in action for seven months. Read the letters and documents exchanged before and after the Susan Ruth was shot down. See the photos and follow Steve on his journey to uncovering these extraordinary World War II events.

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