WW2 Allied Operations

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

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

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