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

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

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