Steve Snyder’s Military Aviation Book, ‘Shot Down’, Named Silver Medal Winner For Military Non-Fiction In 2016 Global Ebook Awards

Writer Steve Snyder has reported that ‘Shot Down’ has gotten a Silver Decoration for Military True to life in the 2016 Worldwide Digital book Honors. This is the twentieth honor for the book.

Snyder’s dad Howard was a B-17 pilot who was shot down while flying the Susan Ruth (named after his girl) while flying over the French/Belgium fringe. The mission set out to bomb Frankfurt, Germany. The book conceals the occasions prompting to and taking after that day. Of the 10 man team, some passed on, some were caught and a few, including Howard Snyder, sidestepped catch.

What makes Snyder’s book novel is the changed, nitty gritty, and stunning stories of what happened to every group part. Howard Snyder was long gone for seven months. Perusers are given the chance to peruse the letters and archives that were traded prior and then afterward the Susan Ruth was shot down. ‘Shot Down’ is loaded with photographs that improve the presentation of these unprecedented WW II occasions that must never be overlooked. Steve Snyder has gone to the extraordinary to catch the subtle elements that make ‘Shot Down’ an exceptional emotional presentation, told by an author who was in the extremely center of the story as it happened.

Snyder finished a late European visit to film areas in Belgium where the occasions in the book occurred and to meeting neighborhood individuals about these occasions. He headed out to Munich, Germany to film a meeting with Hans Berger, the German Luftwaffe pilot who shot down his dad’s aircraft. Michael Palmer of RacefanTV went with him as Chief of Photography. The film is right now underway.

Notwithstanding the Worldwide Digital book Grant, ‘Shot Down’ has gotten nineteen other prominent honors. These include:

2016 National Outside the box Perfection Grants – Victor – History – US

2016 National Outside the box Perfection Grants – Victor – Military Genuine

2016 Beverly Slopes Book Grants – Champ Verifiable Military

2015 Books and Writers Book of the Year – Champ Verifiable Military

2015 Cutting edge Non mainstream Book Grants – Champ Military

2015 Universal Book Grants – Victor History: General

2015 Perusers’ Most loved Book Grants – Gold Award Victor True to life Recorded

2015 Arouse Book Grants – Finalist Verifiable

2015 Cutting edge Outside the box Book Grants – Finalist Recorded True to life

2015 Free Distributer Book Grants – Silver Medalist History (U.S.)

2015 Free Writer Organize (IAN) Book of the Year Grants – Exceptional True to life (General)

2015 Autonomous Writer Organize (IAN) Book of the Year Grants – Second Place Champ

2015 NABE Spring Apex Book Accomplishment Grants – Best Books Military

2015 Genuine Book Grants – Bronze Award

2015 eLit Grants – Gold Decoration History

2014 Foreword Audits’ INDIEFAB Book of the Year Grants – Finalist War & Military

2014 USA Best Book Grants – Finalist History: General

2014 USA Best Book Grants – Finalist History: Military

2014 Southern California Book Celebration – Noteworthy Say General Genuine

Steve Snyder ventures to every part of the nation to talk and to impart his book and stories to the general population. Up and coming occasions include:

September 15-17 – 306th Bomb Amass Recorded Affiliation Gathering – Fairborn, Ohio

September 18 – National Gallery of the U.S. Aviation based armed forces – Patterson AFB, Ohio

Commentators have adulated ‘Shot Down’. Distributers Week after week expressed, “This is an awesome prologue to the historical backdrop of the U.S. air war in Europe, adapted by the experience of a solitary aircraft group.” The European Focal point of Military History stated, “Steve Snyder has achieved a level of grant couple of beginner students of history accomplish.” Foreword Audits called it a “magnificent book.” Midwest Book Survey called it “A characteristically captivating and deftly composed record.”

Steve Snyder is accessible for media meetings and talking engagements and can be achieved utilizing the data underneath or by email at ‘Shot Down’ is accessible at Amazon and other book retailers. A top to bottom meeting with Snyder can be gotten to at The Creators Demonstrate site. More data is accessible at his site at More data is accessible at his site at

Steve Snyder resigned from VSP in 2009 following 36 years in national deals and deals administration, He started his journey to know everything conceivable about the World War II encounters of his dad, pilot Howard Snyder, and his group of the B-17 Susan Ruth. Slowly, it turned into his energy and brought about ‘Shot Down’. He has a place with various World War II affiliations and is president of the 306th Bomb Aggregate Chronicled Affiliation.

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