22 Jul 1944

Romania
  • 76 P-38s and 58 P-51s began the second of the Fifteenth Air Force’s Operation Frantic shuttle missions, attacking airfields at Ziliştea (Zilişteanca) and Buzău, Romania (claiming the destruction of 56 enemy aircraft) and landing at Operation Frantic bases in Ukraine. ww2dbase [P-38 Lightning | P-51 Mustang | Operation Frantic | Ziliştea | DS]
8 Aug 1944

Romania
  • Operation Frantic shuttle missions continued as 78 B-17s with 55 P-51s as escort left bases in Ukraine and bombed airfields in Romania; 38 bombed Buzău and 35 bombed Ziliştea. No German fighters were encountered and the force flew on to Italy. ww2dbase [B-17 Flying Fortress | P-51 Mustang | Operation Frantic | Ziliştea | DS]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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