WW2 Allied Operations

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

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

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