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

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Code name for the invasion of Okinawa.
Allied project devoted to breaking Japanese codes.
Secret Allied project to develop a nuclear bomb.
American invasion of Iwo Jima.
Two-pronged advance to capture the Solomon Islands, New Britain, and New Ireland; began in 1943.
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.
Famous misinformation plan; caused Germans to divert troops from Italy to Greece.
Allied breakout from Normandy.
Allied invasion of Sicily.
DescriptionOperation
Allied project devoted to deciphering the Enigma machine.
Allied plan to invade Europe; scrapped after the failed Dieppe raid.
Last phase of the Allied breakout at El Alamein.
Allied landings at Anzio.
Code name for Allied invasion of German-occupied France at Normandy.
American invasion of Guadalcanal.
Code name for the Allied invasion of North Africa.
Unsuccessful airdrop behind German lines in Netherlands and Germany.
Originally named Operation Anvil; Allied invasion of Southern France.
Code name for airdrops to resistance fighters in France.
Desperate Allied evacuation of Dunkirk.

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