美第十四航空軍第373重轟炸中隊 普希平

 

普烈士希平(1914~1943)原名普延拔,北平市人,生於中華民國31229日。在空軍軍官學校第十期轟炸組畢業。歷任空軍第一大隊第二中隊飛行員、航委會軍官附員,派在美國駐華第十四航空軍第三七三重轟炸中隊服務。升至中尉三級。

32915日,烈士隨隊出擊越南海防日軍,陣亡。追贈上尉,入祀國民革命忠烈祠。遺有老母。

附記:一位在臉書群組「308th Bomb Group (H)」中的美國朋友Jack Gross提供以下普烈士出最後一次出任務的經過:

B-24D 41-23218 "DAISY MAY," piloted by Capt. Leroy D. Cunningham, was shot down on Mission 19, September 15, 1943, bombing a cement plant in Haiphong. Lt. Pu (Lt. Pu Hsi-Ping) was listed on the crew. Five bombers from the 373rd BS proceeded to the target without fighter escort. They were attacked by approximately 50 enemy fighters while on their bomb run. Two other B-24s were shot down: 42-40786 "MOHAWK" and 41-24129 "TEMPTATION."

42-40817 "20th CENTURY NEMESIS" crashed while circling Kunming in the landing pattern. 41-24223 "DOODLEBUG" landed safely at Yangkai.

普烈士的B-24座機“Daisy May”的檔案照

 

摘自:中華民國空軍官校第十期 畢業八十周年紀念册 盧維明主編