B-17 Pilot Howard Snyder
B-17 Pilot Howard Snyder Attends the 50th Anniversary Celebrations of the Liberation of Belgium
In 1994, Howard Snyder and members of his family attended the 50th Anniversary Celebrations of the Liberation of Belgium held in Momignies. This video, taken by Howard’s son Steve, contains a speech Howard made at Monceau-Imbrechies Memorial and a ceremony at the B-17 Susan Ruth Memorial at Macquenoise which was erected in 1984 to remember and honor the Susan Ruth crew.
Air Force Association Luncheon
A Tribute to Dr. Paul Delahaye and the People of Belgium
On April 20, 1995, the Air force Association Barry Goldwater Chapter held a luncheon at the Elks Club in Sedona, Arizona to honor Dr. Paul Delahaye. Dr. Delahaye founded of the Belgian-American Foundation in 1984 (now called the Duty to Remember Association) to remember and honor the U.S. soldiers who liberated his country from four years of Nazi occupation and oppression. The foundation built a number of memorials to commemorate various events that took place during World War II. One is a memorial at Macquenoise to remember and honor the crew of the B-17 Susan Ruth which was shot down on February 8, 1944. The pilot of the plane, Howard Snyder talks about his his experiences and introduces Dr. Delahaye.