Date: April 27, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
All Events | Greatest Generation Live


Every 4th Tuesday of the month at 7pm ET; simulcasted to simulcasted to Facebook and YouTube. Conversations about all things WWII, including the stories of WWII veterans. Zoom program simulcast on Facebook and YouTube. Hosted by Veterans Breakfast Club, Historical Society of Mt. Lebanon, Mt. Lebanon Public Library. We’ll feature Steve Snyder, author of Shot Down: The True Story of Pilot Howard Snyder and the Crew of the B-17 Susan Ruth which breathes life into the events of February 8, 1944, when Steve’s father and nine others were knocked out the sky over Belgium. We’ll discuss the Eighth Air Force, the Air War over Germany, and the experiences of air crews, POWs, and Resistance fighters on the ground. Glenn Flickinger will also lead a discussion of Rick Atkinson’s fascinating Ten Things You Should Know about the US Army in WWII. Watch or listen to the podcast Atkinson delivered at the Pritzker Military Museum in 2011. You can also read Atkinson’s Ten Things here in preparation for the roundtable conversation.