Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Veterans Day Honoree Denver E. Woodward; brother-in-law.

In honor of Veterans Day Earl and I would like to honor Denver Everett Woodward .  He married Earl’s sister Carolyn Petersen in 1945. 

Denver E. Woodward joined the Army Air Force 27 January 1941 at Fort Thomas, Kentucky as a Second Lt.. His specialty was Bombardier,  He was assigned to the 91st Bomb Group 401st Squadron flying B-17Fs.  Denver was stationed in England during the WW ll war.  During his mission his plane was shot down over Schweifurt. Germany.  Denver spent twenty three months in a German Prison Camp before he was released.  (August 1943 - April 1945.) He was awarded the Air Medal with three oak leaf Clusters and one Battle Star.  He completed twenty years in the Air Force Reserves. 
Denver died thirty three years ago this month from cancer.  
Thank You Denver for your service and sacrifices.  We are forever grateful.  

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