WW2 Allied Operations

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Can you name some of the famous WW2 Allied Operation Code-names?

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Two-pronged advance to capture the Solomon Islands, New Britain, and New Ireland; began in 1943.
American invasion of Guadalcanal.
Planned (but never executed) invasion of mainland Japan; included operations Olympic and Coronet.
Desperate Allied evacuation of Dunkirk.
Allied plan to invade Europe; scrapped after the failed Dieppe raid.
Code name for the invasion of Okinawa.
Originally named Operation Anvil; Allied invasion of Southern France.
Code name for the Allied invasion of North Africa.
Famous misinformation plan; caused Germans to divert troops from Italy to Greece.
First Allied landings in Italy.
Allied breakout from Normandy.
DescriptionOperation
Code name for airdrops to resistance fighters in France.
Code name for Allied invasion of German-occupied France at Normandy.
Allied invasion of Sicily.
Last phase of the Allied breakout at El Alamein.
Allied landings at Anzio.
Allied project devoted to deciphering the Enigma machine.
Secret Allied project to develop a nuclear bomb.
Final Russian encirclement and destruction of German forces at Stalingrad.
Allied project devoted to breaking Japanese codes.
Unsuccessful airdrop behind German lines in Netherlands and Germany.
American invasion of Iwo Jima.

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