Name the major WWII military operations

Famous and not so famous WWII operations. How many can you name?
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1 Sept. 1939 - German invasion of Poland
Fall Weiss (Case White)
9 April 1940 - German invasion of Denmark and Norway
Operation Weserübung
10 May 1940 - German invasion of Benelux countries and France
Fall Gelb (Case Yellow)
Planned Sept. 1940 German invasion of the United Kingdom
Operation Seelöwe (Sea Lion)
9 Sept. 1940 - Italian invasion of British Egypt
Operation E
6 April 1941 - Axis invasion of Yugoslavia
Operation 25
6 April 1941 - German invasion of Greece
Operation Marita
20 May 1941 - German invasion of Crete, Greece
Operation Merkur (Mercury)
22 June 1941 - Axis invasion of the Soviet Union
Operation Barbarossa
7 Dec. 1941 - Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Operation AI / Operation Z
4 June 1942 - Japanese attack on Midway Atoll
Operation MI
7 Aug. 1942 - Allied invasion of Japanese-occupied Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
Operation Watchtower
8 Nov. 1942 - Allied invasion of Vichy French Algeria and Morocco
Operation Torch
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19 Nov. 1942 - Soviet encirclement of Axis-held Stalingrad
Operation Uranus
12 Dec. 1942 - Soviet offensive against Axis-held Stalingrad
Operation Little Saturn
22 April 1943 - Allied invasion of Axis-held Tunisia
Operation Vulcan (then Strike)
9 July 1943 - Allied invasion of Sicily
Operation Husky
9 Sept. 1943 - Allied main invasion of mainland Italy
Operation Avalanche
22 Jan. 1944 - Allied landings in Anzio (Battle of Anzio, Italy)
Operation Shingle
6 June 1944 - Allied invasion of German-occupied France (Normandy-landings)
Operation Overlord (D-Day)
23 June 1944 - Soviet invasion of German-occupied Belarus and Poland
Operation Bagration
15 Aug. 1944 - Allied invasion of German-occupied Southern France
Operation Dragoon
17 Sept. 1944 - Allied invasion of German-occupied Netherlands
Operation Market Garden
16 Dec. 1944 - German counteroffensive in the Ardennes, Belgium (Battle of the Bulge)
Operation Wacht am Rhein
1 April 1945 - Allied invasion of Okinawa
Operation Iceberg
Planned Nov. 1945 Allied invasion of Japanese Home Islands
Operation Downfall
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Level 75
Aug 24, 2020
Please accept Anvil for Dragoon, as that was its original name.