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

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

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