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

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