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

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

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