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Family of World War II pilot honored

Posted at 2:52 PM, May 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-29 13:26:24-04

This Memorial Day the family of a World War II pilot shot down while flying over Japan was honored in Onawa, Iowa. 

Captain Odell Woods was killed 73 years ago while piloting a B-29 over Tokyo Bay just a few months before the end of the war. 

Congressman Steve King presented the family Woods' posthumous medals, including a purple heart. Family of Woods traveled from as far away as Florida to be at the ceremony.