Norman Rock King

Military

Shot down 5 January 1944 in B-17 #42-30200 "Slo-Time Sally". Evaded (EVD). Helped by French citizens and members of the Résistance, he was guided to Brittany, from where, along with 15 other American airmen and one member of the Royal Indian Army Service Corps, he boarded a Royal Navy Motor Gun Boat on 19 March 1944. It was MGB-503, which left from Sous-Kéruzeau and arrived in Dartmouth, England on 20 March 1944. Escape & Evasion Report E&E 494.

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 410th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-802102
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 410th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: T-000170
  • Highest Rank: Flight Officer
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 410th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36610483
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator / Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 410th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13135631
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 410th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 20272732 at enlistment, then O-748006
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Slo-Time Sally
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 410th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

1919-03-03

Other

Evaded

France 1944-01-05 - 1944-03-20
Richmond Hill, New York

Revisions

Date18 Jul 2020 13:09:27
ContributorED-BB
Sources

MACR 1892
Escape & Evasion Report E&E 494

Date27 Sep 2014 18:20:42
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1892 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database