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Operation Code Names Quiz

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  1. What was the code name for World War II’s D-Day invasion of Normandy on the 6 June 1944?
  2. What was name given to the German plan to invade the United Kingdom during World War II?
  3. What operational name was given to the German invasion of the Soviet Union in World War II?
  4. What was the code name of the combat phase to liberate Kuwait in 1991?

  5. Operation London Bridge is the plan for what event happening?
  6. Operation Market Garden was an Allied military operation in 1944 fought in which country?
  7. Operation Musketeer' was the codename to regain control of what?
  8. What was the project name given by the Americans to the research and development undertaking to produce the first nuclear weapons?
  9. Operation Rolling Thunder was a sustained bombing campaign conducted during which war?
  10. The SAS raid, codenamed Operation Nimrod, took place in which city?
  11. What was the operational name for the Dunkirk evacuation early in the Second World War?
  12. Operation Hope Not was the British code name for what?


  1. Operation Overlord
  2. Operation Sea Lion
  3. Operation Barbarossa
  4. Operation Desert Storm
  5. Death of Queen Elizabeth II
  6. Netherlands
  7. The Suez Canal
  8. The Manhattan Project
  9. Vietnam War
  10. London (Iranian Embassy siege, 1980)
  11. Dynamo
  12. The funeral of Winston Churchill

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