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

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

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