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

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