WW2 Allied Operations

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

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

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