WW2 Allied Operations

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

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

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