WW2 Allied Operations

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

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

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