WW2 Allied Operations

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

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

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