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

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

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