List of missions, operations, and military projects implemented (or not) during the.
•Case Red – German defense plan in case of incursion by France during the ‘invasion of Czechoslovakia.
•Ambassador – BritishRaid on Guernsey.
•Attila – Contingency plan for a possible German occupation of.
•Fall Gelb (“Case Yellow”) – German offensive against the ‘Western Europe.
•Dynamo – British evacuation from.
•Fall Rot (“Case Red”) – Second phase of the German offensive on the
•Paula – Attack General of theagainst Allied airfields in France on June 3
•Mondscheinsonate (“Serenade in the moonlight”) – German air raid on Coventry.
•Seelöwe (“Sea Lion”) – Designed German invasion of Britain.
◦Adler (“Eagle”) – German air offensive known as the.
◦Grün (“Green”) – Fake invasion of Ireland ‘in conjunction with Seelöwe.
◦Herbstreise (“Autumn Journey”) – Fake invasion of Scotland in conjunction with Seelöwe.
•Artur (“Arturo”) – Piano German support to the activities of ‘IRA.
•Anton – German occupation of.
•Basalt – British raid on Sark.
•Biting – Allied commando raid on the radar stations in France.
•Cerberus – Escape of the German ships from Brest to ports of Germany.
•Chariot – British raid on Saint-Nazaire.
•Clawhammer – Designed commando raid on a radar station in France.
•Frankton – commando raid on a cargo port in France.
•Jubilee – Failed raid on a large scale by the British-Canadian, of.
•Lila – Attack the German port of Toulon eg rimpadronirsi the FrenchFleet
•Millennium – with 1,000 British bombers raid on Cologne.
•Rutter – Designed British-Canadian raid on. Abandoned due to unfavorable weather conditions and revisited as Jubilee.
•Sledgehammer – Piano Allied invasion of the Cotentin peninsula.
•Bolero (1943-1944) – Influx of U.S. forces and material in the UK, in preparation for D-Day.
•Chastise – British air attack on German dams.
•Gomorrah – British air attack on Hamburg.
•Project Habakkuk – Project to build anice.
•Hydra – RAF bombing of Peenemunde on the night of August 16 to 17.
•Round Up – Piano Anglo-American invasion of North West Europe (renamed in August, 1943, Overlord).
•Bluecoat – Advanced Anglo-Canadian on the river Vire to hinder the redeployment German.
•Charnwood – Canadian Assault in Caen.
•Cobra – Breakthrough U.S. from the front in Normandy
◦Dunhill – Operations of the(SAS) in Normandy in support of Cobra.
•Defoe – patrols of the SAS in Normandy.
•Diver – Defence in London from attacks by V-1.
•Epsom – British Assault west of Caen.
•Goodwood – Attempt to break through the British front in Normandy.
•Herbstnebel – Name of the final battle of the bulge.
◦Greif –disguised as Allied soldiers during Herbstnebel.
◦Schneeman – German attempt to open a second front in the Netherlands.
◦Stösser – Throws parachuted in support Herbstnebel.
•Kitten – Avansata British-Canadian on the Seine.
•Lost – British raid on Britain.
•Loyton – failed SAS patrol the Vosges Mountains.
•Market Garden – the Allied airborne attempt to cross the Lower Rhine
•Nelson – Deleted patrol of the SAS in France.
•Newton – Raid SAS in France.
•Overlord – Allied landings in Normandy.◦Bodyguard – Piano diversion overall, including:
◦Detroit – U.S. Landing parachuted into Normandy.
◦Chicago – Landing U.S. parachuted into Normandy.
◦Dingson – Raidof Free France
◦Mulberry – Creating safe anchorages using barges.
◦Fortitude – Allied diversionary activities to hide Overlord.
◦Liège – German counteroffensive of Mortain.
◦Maple – Operations Allied naval mine clearance
◦Neptune – landing phase of Overlord.
◾Gambit – Use of mini-submarines class X as diversions on Sword and Juno beaches
◦Postage Able – Inspections to the landing beaches using X-class submarines and divers.
◦Tonga – Landing British parachuted into Normandy, to the east of the River Orne.
•Pegasus – Allied Relief after the failure of Market Garden.
•Pluto – Construction of undersea pipelines between England and France.
•Queen – Operation of close air support on the Hurtgen Forest, east of Aachen.
•Shingle – Allied Landing at Anzio and Nettuno Italy.
•Tiger – Exercise training prior to the Allied D-Day, near Slapton, England.
•Totalize – Allied attempt to trap the German armies in Normandy.
•Tractable – Pursue Totalize to close the.
•Wacht am Rhein – First code name for the German counteroffensive in the(Belgium, Luxembourg and France).
•Nordwind – German offensive in Alsace
•Amherst – British Airborne Raid on ‘Holland.
•Bodenplatte – German Air Strike 27 Allied air bases.
•Goldflake – The I. Canadianmoves from ‘all Italian’ Northern Europe under the command of I. Canadian Army.
•Grenade – Crossing the Roer by the IX. U.S. Army.
•Plunder – British Crossing of the Rhine.
◦Archway –support for the SAS.
◦Varsity – Crossing airborne in conjunction with Plunder.
•Schneeman – German attempt to open a second front in the Netherlands.
•Nordwind – German offensive in Alsace.
•Veritable – Crossing the Roer by The Canadian Army.
•Barbarossa – the German invasion of the ‘Soviet Union.
◦Beowulf – German amphibious attack the islands of Saaremaa and Hiiumaa.
◦Taifun (“Typhoon”) – German autumn offensive aimed at taking Moscow before winter.
•Sinyavino (1941 and 1942) – Double failed attempt to liberate Leningrad from the Soviets.
•Blau (“”) – German offensive in the south of ‘the Soviet Union.
•Blücher – German offensive in the Caucasus.
•Braunschweig (“Brunswick”) – German offensive on Stalingrad and the Caucasus.◦Edelweiss (“Edelweiss”) – Advanced German in the Caucasus oil fields of Baku and on the shores of the Black Sea.
◦Fischreiher (“Heron”) – German offensive aimed at reaching and Stalingrad.
•Donnerschlag (“Thunderclap”) – Ground for the German sortie from the pocket of Stalingrad 6., was never carried out.
•Feuerzauber (“Fire Magic”) – German plan to take Leningrad.
•Lyuban – Failed attempt to free Soviet Leningrad.
•Nordlicht (“Northern Lights”) – German plan to take Leningrad.
•Saturn (“Saturn”) – Proposed major Soviet attack as a result of ‘encirclement of Stalingrad; adapted to become.
•Uran –Soviet pincer to encircle 6. at Stalingrad.
•Malyj Saturn –unleashed after the Soviet encirclement of Stalingrad, against the Italian front on the Don.
•Wintergewitter (“Winter Storm”) – German unsuccessful attempt to free the 6.trapped in Stalingrad.
•Kolzo – final Soviet offensive against the pocket of Stalingrad
•Zvedza –in Soviet Ukraine, in the direction of Kharkov.
•Eisenhammer – Plan to destroy the electric power plants in Moscow and Gorky.
•Zitadelle (“Citadel”) – German offensive head to eliminate the Kursk salient.
•Kutuzov – Attack against the Soviet Union 2. GermanArmy in the north of the Kursk salient.
•Polkovodets Rumyantsev – Soviet attack against the southern sector of the Kursk salient.
•Aster – Evacuation plan of the German ‘Estonia.
•Bagration – Great Soviet offensive against the German forces in Belarus.
•Caesar – German Counter to counter the Soviet offensive on Riga.
•Doppelkopf – German counteroffensive to unlock the German forces isolated in the Baltics.
•Margarethe – German operation to prevent the defection of ‘Hungary from the war.
•Moonsund – Reconquest of the Soviet Estonian islands of Saaremaa and Hiiumaa.
•Frühlingserwachen (“Spring Awakening”) – German counteroffensive against the forces of ‘Red Army in Hungary.
•Keelhaul – The forcible repatriation to the Soviet Union, the Russian prisoners of war liberated by the.
•Konrad – German counteroffensive to try to free Budapest
•Sonnenwende (“Winter Solstice”) – German offensive to liberate the Pomeranian by Russian forces and prevent the advance on Berlin.
•Südwind – German Attack in Hungary against the Soviet bridgehead on the river Hron
•Wilfred – Franco-British invasion of Norway.
•Alphabet – Evacuation of British troops from Norway.
•Büffel – German operation to rescue troops to Narvik (Norway).
•Fork – British Invasion of the ‘Iceland.
•Ikarus – Designed German invasion of Iceland.
•Juno – German naval operation to disrupt Allied supplies to Norway.
•Weserübung (“Weser Exercise”) – theand Norway.◦Weserübung North (“Weser Exercise”) – the German invasion of Trondheim and Narvik.
◦Weserübung South (“Weser Exercise”) – the German invasion of Bergen, Kristiansand and Oslo.
•Archery – BritishRaid on Maaloy (Norway).
•Silberfuchs (“Silver Fox”) – Operations tedesce in the Arctic, including:
◦Blaufuchs 1 (“Blue Fox 1″) – Moving offrom Germany to Finnish Lapland.
◦Blaufuchs 2 (“Blue Fox 2″) – Moving offrom Norway and Finnish Lapland.
◦Platinfuchs (“Platinum Fox”) – German attack towards Murmansk from Petsamo (Finland).
◦Polarfuchs (“Polar Fox”) – Attack Kandalaksha from German into Finnish Lapland.
◦Renntier (“Reindeer”) – German occupation of Petsamo.
•Claymore – British raid on the Lofoten (Norway)
•Gauntlet – Raid on Spitzbergen.
•Jupiter – Proposed invasion of Norway.
•Lachsfang – Proposed combined attack against German and Finnish Kandalaksha and Belomorsk.
•Gunnerside – Norwegian raid on the plant for the production of heavy water.
•Sizilien – German raid on Spitzbergen occupied by the Allies.
•Zitronella – German raid against a train Norwegian / British on Svalbard.
•Birke (“Birch”) – German plan to withdraw from northern Finland before the Lapland.
•Nordlicht (“Northern Lights”) –from the German Kola Peninsula.
•Tanne Ost – Failed German attempt to occupy the island of Suursaari.
•Tanne West – Planned German attempt to wrest the Åland Islands in Finland.
•Birkhahn (“Gallo Nero”) – Germanfrom Norway.
•Achse (“Axis”) (1943) – German invasion of ‘Italy after the signing of the’of Cassibile ‘September 8, 1943
•Acrobat (1942) – British plan to attack Tripoli, after the success of Crusader◦Alarich (“Alaric”) (1943) – German plan for the occupation of Northern Italy
•Aida (1942) – Advancedin Egypt
•Agreement (“Agreement”) (1942) – Raid of the British troops, rodhesiane and New Zealand on several obiettici in North Africa
◦Daffodil (“Daffodil”) (1942) – Raid of
◦Hyacinth (“Hyacinth”) (1942) – Raid on Barce
◦Snowdrop (1942) – Raid on Benghazi
◦Tulip (“Tulip”) (1942) – Reconquest of the ‘oasis of Jalo
•Anvil (“Anvil”) (1944) – Allied invasion of southern France, later renamed Dragoon
•Avalanche (“Avalanche”) (1943) – Allied landing at Salerno◦Boardman (1943) – for the diversionary
•Battleaxe (“Hatchet”) (1941) – Failed British attack the Axis forces in North Africa to help
•Baytown (1943) – Allied Landing in Calabria
◦Slapstick (1944) – Part of
•Bertram (1942) – a diversionary operation in preparation for the
•Begonia (1943) – Part of the airborne rescue attempt of the British prisoners of war in Italy
•Braun (1942) – German-Italian intervention in Tunisia to stop the Allied advance from ‘Algeria and Morocco
•Brevity (“Brevity”) (1941) – British Conquest of, Egypt
•Candytuft (1944) – Operation of SAS aimed at destroying the railway bridge between Pesaro and Fano
•Capri (1943) – Failed attack on German-Italian in, on the face of the Mareth, Tunisia
•Cold Comfort (1945) – Cold Comfort / SAS Zombie raids failed to block the railroad crossing the Brenner Pass
•Colossus (“Colossus”) (1941) – Raid experimental aircraft aqueduct near Calitri, in ‘Southern Italy
•Compass (“Compass”) (1940) – Controffenisva British in North Africa
•Corkscrew (“Corkscrew”) (1943) – Allied-occupied island of Pantelleria
•Crusader (“Crusader”) (1941) – British Liberation of
•Diadem (“Diadem”) (1944) – Victorious Allied assault on German defensivein Italy.◦Strangle (1944) – Allied Bombing on German supply lines, all in preparation for ‘Operation Diadem.
•Dragoon (“Dragon”) (1944) – Allied landing in southern France
◦Dove (“Dove”) – part of the Dragoon carried out with gliders carrying troops
◦Span – a diversionary in support of
•Driftwood (1944) – failed raid on rail targets north of Rome
•Felix (1940-41) – Plan German invasion of Gibraltar
•Frülingswind (“Spring Wind”) (1943) – Attack of the armored forces tedesce west of Faid step in Tunisia
•Gertrud – German Response Plan if Turkey had sided with the Allies
•Gisela – According response plan in Germany for the British invasion of the Iberian Peninsula
•Gymnast – First name of ‘
•Operation Herbstnebel 2 (“Autumn Fog”) (1944) – Proposal refused to withdraw German troops in Italy over the River Po
•Hercules (“Hercules”) (1942) – Plan airborne invasion of Malta by the Axis (for commands Italian C3)
•Husky (1943) –
◦Chestnut (“Chestnut”) (1943) – SAS Raid in support of the invasion of Sicily
◦Mincemeat (“meat grinder”) (1943) – Operation of misinformation before the invasion of Sicily
•Isabella (1942) – Initial response plan in the event of a German British invasion of the Iberian Peninsula
•Topaz (1943) – Part of the airborne rescue attempt of the British prisoners of war in Italy
•Judgement (“Judgment”) (1940) – British air attack on the Italian fleet in the port of Taranto
•Lustre (1941) – Strengthening of the British Greece
•Lightfoot (“Light Foot”) (1942) – First attack by British and Australians at
•Marita (1941) – German invasion of Greece
•Merkur (“Mercury”) (1941) – German invasion of Crete
•Mittelmeer (1940 & ndash 1941) – Strengthening of the German air force in the Italian Meditarraneo
•Morgenluft (“morning breeze”) (1943) – Attack of the ‘Afrikakorps abreast of Gafsa in Tunisia
•Morgenrote (“Sunrise”) (1944) – Germanin the Allied landing at Anzio
•Nurnberg (“Nuremberg”) (1943) – Third and final response plan in the event of a German invasion of the Iberian Peninsula
•Ochsenkopf (“Head of ox”) (1943) – German Attack in Tunisia suil against
•Pedestal (“Stand”) (1942) – Alliedto Malta.
•Shingle (1944) – Allied Landing at Anzio
◦Baobab (1944) – Operation of the SAS to destroy the railway bridge between Pesaro and Fano
◦Chettyford – Piano diversion in support to
◦Pomegranate (“pomegranate”) (1944) – Raid in support of
•Sonnenblume (“Sunflower”) – Movement of German troops in North Africa, a result of the British( )
•Speedwell (1945) – operation behind enemy lines of the Britishto cut railway communications in Northern Italy.
•Sturmflut (1943) – Attack the German-Italian abreast of Kasserine in Tunisia
•Supercharge (“supercharge”) (1942) – Second phase of the attack British and New Zealand at
•Super-Gymnast (1942) – Second name of the next
•Theseus (“Theseus”) (1942) – German offensive to drive the Allies fromand the ‘Egypt
•Bingo (1945) – SAS Raid in Italy
•Torch (“Torch”) (1942) – Allied landings in North Africa
•Operation Venice (1942) – Offensive Italo-German on the front of ʿ Ayn al-Ghazala, Libya
•Vulcan (“Volcano”) (1943) – Final Assault Allied to Axis forces trapped around Tunis.
•Zombie (1941) – Operation Cold Comfort, renamed
•Anthropoid (1942) – Czech-British plan for the assassination of
•Braunschweig 2 (“Brunswick”) (1944) – Action anti-German partisan in Istria
•Burza (“Plan Burza”, “Operation Storm”) (1944) – A series of local revolts organized by ‘Army Krajowa Polish
•Canuck (1945) – Operation of SAS at Turin to train and organize the Italian partisans
•Carpetbagger (1943) – Launch of approggivionamenti American forces Resistance
•Ratweek (1944) – Attack of the combinedand Yugoslav partisans against German supply lines in Yugoslavia
•Rösselsprung (“Move the horse”) (1944) – German attempt to capture
•Schwarz (1942) – anti-partisan operation in the German-occupied Yugoslavia
•Nachtigall (Nightingale) (1944) – German plan for the elimination of partisan bands in Chisone and Germanasca Province of Turin
•(1944) – Attempts of the Baltic peoples to resist against the occupation and the incorporation in the ‘Soviet Union.
Excluding the operations in the Mediterranean.
•Ironclad (“Dress of iron”) (1942) –for the possession of Madagascar
•Menace (“Threat”) (1940) – Airborne Attack by British and Free French forces in Dakar (Senegal)
It includes the Arctic Convoys.
•Nordseetour – First Atlantic operation of Admiral Hipper KM.
•Berlin (“Berlin”) – Crossing the Atlantic KM KM Scharnhorst and Gneisenau.
•Rheinübung (“Exercise Rhine”) – Designed German attacks on convoys Allies, led by KM Bismarck and the ‘KM Prinz Eugen
•Paukenschlag (“Drum Roll”) – Campaign of theattacks against the convoys off the east coast of the United States.
•Regenbogung (“Rainbow”) – Failed German attack on Arctic convoy JW-51B, by Admiral Hipper KM and KM Lutzow.
•Rösselsprung (“Move the horse”) – German naval operation (including the KM Tirpitz) to attack Arctic convoy PQ-17.
•Sportpalast (“Sports Palace”) – Failed German naval operation (including the KM Tirpitz) to attack Arctic convoys PQ-12 and PQ-8.
•Ostfront (“”) – Operation of the final KM Scharnhorst to intercept the convoy JW-55B.
•Source (“Source”) – Attacks the British X class submarines to the German warships in Norway.
•Tungsten (“Tungsten”) –launched from aircraft carriers on KM Tirpitz.
•Deadlight – Sinking of the post-war.
In the Pacific
•Alpha (“Alpha”) – Strengthening of the defenses of Kunming against the Japanese threat.
•Ichigo – Japanese Campaign in eastern China to secure land routes to the ‘Indochina and airfields.
•August Storm (“Storm of August”) (1945) –and other territories occupied by the Japanese.
•Watchtower (“Watchtower) – U.S. invasion of.
•Cartwheel – Allied thrust in the South West Pacific, aimed at isolating the major Japanese base of Rabaul.
•Cottage – U.S. and Canadian operation to retake Kiska in the Aleutians.
•Galvanic – U.S. Assault to Gilbert Islands.
•I – Great Japanese air offensive to stop the Allies advanced on the New Guinea and.
•Sandcrab – U.S. operation to recapture Attu in the Aleutians.
•A-Go – Japanese Plan to engage and destroy the U.S. fleet during the landings at Saipan.
•Flintlock – Assault U.S. in the Marshall Islands.
•Forager – U.S. Assault to the islands Saipan, Guam and Tinian.
•Stalemate II – U.S. Assault to the islands of Peleliu and Angaur.
•Detachment (“Detachment”) – U.S. invasion of Iwo Jima.
•– Prevista invasion of Japan.
◦Olympic (scheduled for 1945, has not been performed) – Before the two-pronged invasion of Japan.
◦Coronet (scheduled for 1946, has not been performed) – Second of two-pronged invasion of Japan.
•Iceberg – U.S. invasion of Okinawa.
•Juneau – U.S. demining operation in Okinawa.
•Ketsu-Go – Japanese plan to counter the U.S. invasion of Japan.
•Sho-Go – Japanese naval reaction to the U.S. invasion of Leyte
•Starvation – U.S. plane illuminance of ports and waterways Japanese.
•Ten-Go – Sortie Japanese naval to defend Okinawa.
South Asia and South-east
•Matador – Expected moving quote British in Siam from Malaysia.
•Jaywick – Attack Anglo-Australian to Japanese ships in the port of Singapore.
•Ha-Go – Japanese Action to isolate and destroy the Anglo-Indian forces in Burma.
•U-Go – Japanese Assault at Imphal and Kohima.
•Dracula – Amphibious Assault British in Rangoon, Burma.
•Struggle – Destruction of the ‘cruiser of theTakao in Singapore harbor, using mini-submarines.
•Talon – Capture British island of Akyab and build a supply base in support of the.
•Zipper – Expected landing from the sea in British Burma.
Other and unclassified
•(“Case Green”) – the German invasion of Czechoslovakia. Germany, at the time of the invasion, deposited in London £ 6 million in gold reserves.
•(“ ”) – the German invasion of Poland.
•Pied Piper – Evacuation of children from British cities.
•Catapult – Plan of theto knock out or destroy the French fleet after the surrender of France.
•Tannenbaum – German plan for the invasion of Switzerland.
•Wikinger – Company of German destroyers in the North Sea.
•Countenance – Anglo-Soviet invasion of ‘Iran.
•(1941-1945) – American Program aimed at creating the atomic bomb.
•Frantic – Use of Soviet airfields by Allied bombers.
•Narcissus – Raid of the British commandos.
•Reinhard – German actions against the Polish Jews in the “”.
•Tabarin – Shipping in English ‘Antarctic.
•Aphrodite – Use of B-17 bombers as radio-controlled missiles.
•Foxley – plan to killthat was never realized.
•Gaff – Attempt to kill Erwin.
•Valkyrie – Attempt to kill.
•Cornflakes – added by the U.S. clandestine propaganda in the German postal system.
•LUSTY – U.S. Operation for the capture of aircraft, infrastructure and scientific documents Germans.
•Magic Carpet – Operation post-war for transportation in the United States of American military personnel.
•Paperclip – Operation in part in military science part to recover Nazi scientists, engineers, experiments, prototypes, data, etc.., At the end of the war.
Battles and operations of