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Steve Snyder

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Steve graduated from UCLA with a B.A. degree in Economics and has lived in Seal Beach, California since 1972. After 36 years in national sales and sales management, he retired from Vision Service Plan (VSP) in 2009.

Soon after retirement, Steve began his quest to learn more about the World War II experiences of his father, pilot Howard Snyder, and his crew of the B-17, Susan Ruth, named after his older sister. It became his passion, and after 4 1/2 years of dedicated research, resulted in his book, Shot Down which has win 25 book awards.

One result of his new career as a World War II historian is that he is a member of numerous World War II associations and is Past President of the 306th Bomb Group Historical Association.


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      Reviewed by Aaron W. Hughey  Jan 15, 2017 “Because Howard Snyder was the last man to bail out of the plane, he came down about 10 miles further west than the rest of the crew,” Steve Snyder explains in “Fate of the Crew,” the 28th chapter of “Shot Down: The True Story [...]


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"For the first time, the full and complete story of the B-17 Flying Fortress Susan Ruth is shared in unbelievable detail. Author Steve Snyder’s story of his father, Lieutenant Howard Snyder, and the Susan Ruth crew, provides in-depth details about..." Read more of this review »
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"Overall, an enjoyable read. At times it strayed from the main story a bit, and at other times it felt like the author was spending too much time on the names and backstories of secondary role players. I also felt talked down to in a few spots, whi..." Read more of this review »
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"World War II is popular as a book topic again—and rightly so—we must not forget the service and sacrifice of our father’s or grandfather’s generation. I admit, I’m hooked and want to read all I can. It is evident that Steve Snyder’s book is a labo..." Read more of this review »
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