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

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

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