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

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

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