WW2 Allied Operations

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

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

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