Military Operation Codenames Quiz
Do you know these operations by their codenames? 11 Questions.
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"Operation Pig Bristle" was as unusual as it sounds. It was an early Cold War operation undertaken in 1946 by Australian forces to accomplish what?
To move pig bristles from Chongqing to Hong Kong to make Australian paintbrushes
To transport bacon out of Russia
To move farm animals from Asia to Australia
To move pig bristles from Russia to make toothbrushes for nuclear shelters
"Dynamo" was the codename given to which World War II operation?
USA invasion of Japan
Attempted assassination of Adolf Hitler
Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Evacuation of Dunkirk
"Operation Anthropoid" was the codename of a successful attempt to assassinate which Nazi figure?
Although not directly related to the military (a mission undertaken by the the CIA alongside the U.S Army Chemical Corps) what was the purpose of Project MKUltra?
To find a way for humans to defy gravity
To find a way to control the human brain
To find a way to turn objects invisible
To find a way to release a disease to target only one group of people
Operation Neptune Spear was the mission undertaken by US Navy SEALS to assassinate which significant evil figure?
Osama Bin Laden
"Bayonet Lighting" was a 16 hour long mission in 2003 to seize any items that could be posed a threat to the War on Terror from which country?
1983: Operation "Urgent Fury". Yet another U.S mission, supported by other Caribbean forces, focused on invading which Island after it was overtaken by a military coup?
Strafexpedition (Punitive Expedition) was the codename for which WWI battle between Italy and the Austro- Hungarian Army and the largest mountain battle ever fought?
Battle of San Matteo
11 Battles of Isonzo
Battle of Cer
Battle of Asiago
Operation "Atilla" in 1974 was the Turkish invasion of which nation?
1989 saw "Just Cause" undertaken by the US Military, the invasion of which country?
Finally, the British Liberation of the Falklands was codenamed what?
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