WW2 Allied Operations

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

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

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