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.
Originally named Operation Anvil; Allied invasion of Southern France.
Allied project devoted to deciphering the Enigma machine.
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.
Last phase of the Allied breakout at El Alamein.
Desperate Allied evacuation of Dunkirk.
Final Russian encirclement and destruction of German forces at Stalingrad.
Unsuccessful airdrop behind German lines in Netherlands and Germany.
Allied invasion of Sicily.
Allied breakout from Normandy.
DescriptionOperation
Code name for Allied invasion of German-occupied France at Normandy.
American invasion of Guadalcanal.
Secret Allied project to develop a nuclear bomb.
Code name for airdrops to resistance fighters in France.
Allied plan to invade Europe; scrapped after the failed Dieppe raid.
Code name for the Allied invasion of North Africa.
American invasion of Iwo Jima.
Code name for the invasion of Okinawa.
First Allied landings in Italy.
Famous misinformation plan; caused Germans to divert troops from Italy to Greece.
Allied project devoted to breaking Japanese codes.

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