Axis List of Operations of World War II

NameDescription
Operation 251941 - German invasion of Yugoslavia  [Read More]
Operation 5051943 - German anti-partisan operation in Tuzla, Bosnia, Yugoslavia
Operation A-Bewegung1939 - German preparation for the invasion of Poland; part of Fall Weiss
Operation A-Go1944 - Japanese attack of the American fleet off Saipan, Mariana Islands  [Read More]
Fall Achse1943 - German response to Italian surrender to the Allies  [Read More]
Operation Adler1940 - German attacks on the British Royal Air Force, aimed to soften defenses for a future ground invasion; also known as Operation Adlerangriff  [Read More]
Operation Adler1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Chechivichi region of Belorussia
Operation Adler1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation on the north Dalmatian coast in Yugoslavia, with focus in the cities of Rijeka, Karlobag, and Zadar
Operation Adlerangriff1940 - German attacks on the British Royal Air Force, aimed to soften defenses for a future ground invasion; also known as Operation Adler  [Read More]
Operation Aida1942 - Axis attacks in Egypt and Libya with aim on Tobruk, Libya
Operation Aktion 241945 - Aborted German suicide aerial attack on bridges over river Weichsel in attempt to disrupt Soviet supply lines
Operation AL1942 - Japanese invasion of the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, United States
Operation Alba1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia; also known as Operation Albia and Operation Albija
Operation Albia1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia; also known as Operation Alba and Operation Albija
Operation Albija1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia; also known as Operation Alba and Operation Albia
Operation Alfa1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in Yugoslavia
Operation Alfred1940 - German mining off Dover, England, Britain using surface vessels
Operation Alpenfestung1945 - German plan for a redoubt in the German Alps
Operation Alpenveilchen1941 - Aborted German intervention during the Italian invasion of Albania
Operation Altenbeken1940 - German attack on Adalsnes, Norway; part of Operation Weserübung  [Read More]
Operation Altona1940 - German attack on Arendal, Norway; part of Operation Weserübung  [Read More]
Operation Ambassador1940 - German commando raid on British crown dependency Bailiwick of Guernsey off the French coast
Operation Amina1941 - Failed German attempt to destroy oil refineries in Abadan, Iran
Operation Antimon1944 - German operations in Romania
Fall Anton1942 - German occuppation of Vichy France after Italian support in 1942
Operation Arashi1945 - Japanese air raid on Ulithi, Caroline Islands
Operation Arnim1943 - German anti-partisan operation in the Fruška gora Mountains in Syrmia in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Arras1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Lipik-Novska-Okucani region in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Artus1941 - Irish Republican Army plan to coordinate IRA and German intelligence operations; also known as Plan Kathleen
Operation Aster1944 - German evacuation of Estonia
Operation Attacke1943 - German minelaying operation north of Corsica, France
Operation Attika1942 - German attack on Tuapse, Russia in the Caucasus region
Operation Attila1940-1942 - German occuppation of Vichy France prior to Italian support in 1942
Operation Aufbau Ost1940 - German preparations for Operation Barbarossa  [Read More]
Operation Ausladung1943 - German offensive near Tunis, Tunisia in conjunction with Operation Ochsenkopf
Operation B1940 - German attack on the Maginot Line on the German-French border; part of Fall Rot  [Read More]
Operation B1941 - Japanese invasion of Sarawak, Borneo  [Read More]
Operation B1942 - Japanese invasion of Burma  [Read More]
Operation Bamberg1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Bobruisk, Belorussia in conjunction with Operation München I
Operation Ban-Go1944 - Japanese defensive operation at the Irrawaddy River in Burma
Operation Barbarossa1941 - German invasion of the Soviet Union  [Read More]
Operation Beethoven1941-1945 - German program to develop composite aircraft
Operation Beowulf I1941 - Planned German offensive of the Baltic States
Operation Beowulf II1941 - German offensive of the Baltic States
Operation Bergwiese1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation on the Primošten Peninsula in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Bergwind1945 - Axis anti-partisan operation at the Moslavacka Mountains southeast of Zagreb in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Berlin1941 - German commerce raid in the Atlantic Ocean performed by Scharnhorst and Gneisenau
Operation Bernhard1940 - German mining off Dover, England, Britain
Operation Bernhard1941 - German plan to destablize British economy with counterfeit British banknotes
Operation Berta1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Beta1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in Yugoslavia
Operation Bettelstab1942 - Planned German offensive at Leningrad, Russia
Operation Biene1940 - German attack on Alsten Island and Sandnessjøen, Norway; part of Operation Weserübung
Operation Bienenhaus1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Moslavacka Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Bilo gora1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Bilo gora Ost1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Bilo gora Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Birke1944 - German plan to withdraw from northern Finland prior to the Lapland War
Operation Birkhahn1945 - German evacuation of Norway
Fall Blau1935 - German defense planning on the eastern border, in tandem with Fall Rot
Fall Blau1938 - German air force research; later renamed Planstudie 39
Fall Blau1942 - German attack against Voronezh, Russia
Operation Blaufuchs 11941 - Staging of German forces from Germany to northern Finland, part of Operation Silberfuchs  [Read More]
Operation Blaufuchs 21941 - Staging of German forces from Norway to northern Finland, part of Operation Silberfuchs  [Read More]
Operation Blei1944 - German operations in Romania
Operation Blitz1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Našice-Ðakovo region of Slovenia, Yugoslavia
Operation Blitzableiter1939-1945 - German bacteriological weapons research
Fall Blume I1944 - German defense plan in case of an Allied invasion of Northern France  [Read More]
Fall Blume II1944 - German defense plan in case of an Allied invasion of Southern France  [Read More]
Operation Blücher1942 - German attack on the Strait of Kerch and Rshev, Russia in the Caucasus region; part of Fall Blau
Operation Blücher II1942 - German attack on the Strait of Kerch in the Caucasus region in Southern Russia; part of Fall Blau
Operation Bodden1937-1943 - German Abwehr intelligence gathering system in Spain and Morocco
Operation Bodenplatte1945 - German air raid against Allied airbases in the Netherlands and Belgium in support of Wacht am Rhein
Operation Bogdanow1941 - German construction operation to build rail bridges between Lida and Molochtschno in Belorussia
Operation Brandfackel1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Kozara Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Brandung1941 - Axis attack toward El Alamein, Egypt
Fall Braun1940 - German attacks against the Maginot Line on the French-German border in conjunction with Fall Grün  [Read More]
Operation Braun1942 - German build-up of defenses in Tunis, Tunisia in response to Allied Operation Torch
Operation Braun1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Yugoslavia
Operation Braunschweig1942 - German attack toward Stalingrad and the general Caucasus region in Southern Russia; part of Fall Blau  [Read More]
Operation Braunschweig1944 - German anti-partisan operation in the Istria Peninsula, Yugoslavia
Operation Bremen1940 - German attack in Norway; part of Operation Weserübung  [Read More]
Operation Brunhild1943 - Planned German evacuation from the Caucasus region in Southern Russia
Operation Brückenschlag1942 - German attempt to break the Russian envelopment of German troops in Demyansk, south of Leningrad, Russia
Operation Burdock1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Russia
Operation Bussard1942 - German offensive in the Caucasus region of Southern Russia
Operation Büffel1940 - German air operation to relieve troops in Narvik, Norway
Operation Büffel-Bewegung1943 - German evacuation of Rshev, Russia
Operation C1942 - Japanese reconnaissance and raid operations in the Indian Ocean  [Read More]
Operation Caesar1945 - Failed transfer of technical plans and strategic materials from Germany to Japan, using submarine U-864
Operation Cannae1943 - German occupation of Zagreb, Sisak, and Bjelovar in Yugoslavia
Operation Cannae1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the area between the Sava and Drava Rivers in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Capri1942 - Axis counterattack at Medenine, Tunisia
Operation Cardaci1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation near Cardaci in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Casanova1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia utilizing German aircraft to deceive partisan fighters
Operation Castigo1941 - German aerial bombing of Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Operation Christrose1944 - Early name for Wacht am Rhein  [Read More]
Operation Clausewitz1942 - Second phase of the German summer offensive in the Caucasus region of Southern Russia
Operation Cottbus1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Polotsk, Lepel, and Borisov in Belorussia
Operation Cyrill1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation at the Glogovnica Canal on the Casma River in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation D1942 - Japanese invasion of the Andaman Islands  [Read More]
Operation Dampfhamm1942 - Planned German third phase of the German summer offensive in the Caucasus region of Southern Russia
Operation Dan-Go1944 - Japanese operation after the failed Operation U-Go offensive in India
Operation Delphin1943 - German anti-partisan operation in the Dalmatian islands in Adriatic Sea
Operation Delphin1943 - German withdrawal from Saaremaa, Estonia
Operation Delta1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Western Greece
Operation Derfflinger1942 - Canceled German pincer operation against Ostazchkov, Russia
Operation Dirschau1939 - German operation to safeguard the rail bridge at Tczew, Poland during the invasion
Operation Domino1943 - The second aborted German Arctic sortie by Scharnhorst, Prinz Eugen, and destroyers
Operation Donnerkeil1942 - German aircraft cover for Operation Cerberus  [Read More]
Operation Donnerkeil1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Yugoslavia
Operation Donnerschlag1942 - Planned German break-out movement from Stalingrad, Russia
Operation Donnerschlag1943 - German anti-partisan operation along the river Obdol in Russia
Operation Doppelkopf1944 - German offensive to relieve troops fighting in Latvia
Operation Doppelschlag1942 - German anti-shipping operation off Novaya Zemlya by Admiral Scheer and Admiral Hipper
Operation Doppelsprung1944 - Planned German evacuation of bridgeheads at the river Maas (Meuse) west of Arnhem, the Netherlands
Operation Dora1942 - German operation to disrupt British supply lines in Southern Libya
Operation Draufgänger1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Russia
Operation Draufgänger1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Montenegro, Yugoslavia and in Northern Albania
Operation Dreiecke1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Bryansk, Russia
Operation Dreznica1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Velika Kapela Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia to secure a supply route
Operation Dubrovnik1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation along the road between Zagreb and Varazdin in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Dubrovnik II1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation along the road between Zagreb and Varazdin in the Independent State of Croatia; continuation of Operation Dubrovnik
Operation Dünkirchen I1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Krašic region in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Dünkirchen II1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Krašic region in the Independent State of Croatia; continuation of Operation Dünkirchen I
Operation E1941 - Japanese invasion of Thailand and Northeast Malaya  [Read More]
Operation Edelwei1942 - Axis attack of the oil-rich Caucasus region in southern Russia; part of Operation Braunschweig
Operation Eiche1943 - German operation to rescue Benito Mussolini from Allied imprisonment
Operation Eilbote I1943 - German attacks on Allied positions at the Dorsal Mountains in Tunisia
Operation Eilbote II1943 - Canceled German attacks on Allied positions at the Dorsal Mountains in Tunisia following Operation Eilbote I
Operation Einhorn1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Greece
Operation Eisb1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Bryansk, Russia
Operation Eisb1943 - German invasion of Kos, Greece
Operation Eisen1940 - German commando operation to occupy the bridge over the Albert Canal in Belgium
Operation Eisenhammer1943 - Planned German aerial bombing operation against power generators in Moscow and Gorky, Russia
Operation Eisfjord1943 - German naval bombardment of Spitzbergen, Svalbard Islands, Norway
Operation Eissto1941 - German air raids against Russian Baltic Fleet at Kronstadt and Leningrad, Russia
Operation Elster1944 - German agents infiltration into the US to gather intelligence on Manhattan Project
Operation Emil1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation west of Knin in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Ernteeinbringung1944 - German anti-partisan operation east of Zagreb, Yugoslavia
Operation Erntefest I1943 - German anti-partisan operation west of Ossipovichi, Russia
Operation Erntefest II1943 - German anti-partisan operation near Minsk and Slutsk, Belorussia
Fall Falke1940 - German attacks against the Maginot Line on the French-German border; part of Fall Grün  [Read More]
Operation Falke1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Papuk Mountain and Bilo gora Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia
Fall Falke1944 - German defense plan in case of an Allied invasion of Norway
Operation Felix1940 - Planned German invasion of Gibraltar via the Iberian Peninsula
Operation Ferdinand1943 - German anti-partisan operation in the Fruška gora Mountains in Syrmia in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Ferkel1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the mountains northeast of Tuzla in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Ferkel1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Bryansk, Russia
Operation Festung1940 - German paratrooper attack on the Hague, Rotterdam, Dordrecht, and Moerdijk in the Netherlands; part of Fall Gelb
Operation Feuerstein1943 - German defensive build-up of the Italian Alpine passes
Operation Feuerwehr1944 - Failed German anti-partisan operation in Macedonia, Yugoslavia
Operation Feuerzange1944 - German anti-partisan operation in the Dalmatian islands in Adriatic Sea
Operation Feuerzauber1936-1939 - German transfer of weapons and personnel to Francisco Franco's forces in the Spanish Civil War  [Read More]
Operation Feuerzauber1942 - Planned German attack on Leningrad, Russia; renamed to Operation Nordlicht
Operation Feuerzauber1944 - German destruction of bridges near Florence, Italy
Operation Fischfang1944 - German counterattack to the Allied invasion of Anzio, Italy  [Read More]
Operation Fischreiher1942 - German attack on Stalingrad and Astrakhan, Russia; part of Fall Blau  [Read More]
Operation Fledermaus1941 - German aerial bombing of British airfields
Operation Fliederblüte1943 - German attack of British units at the 'Banana Ridge' in Tunisia
Operation Fliegenfänger1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Memici and Osmaci in Bosnia, Yugoslavia
Operation Foca1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Forelle1944 - German operation to disrupt Russian supply lines on the Danube River near Budapest, Hungary
Fall Forelle I1944 - German defense plan in case of an Allied invasion of the Balkans via the Adriatic Sea
Fall Forelle II1944 - German defense plan in case of an Allied invasion of the Balkans via the Aegean Sea
Operation Franz1943 - German commando operation against British supply lines in Iran
Operation Fredericus I1942 - German attack on Kharkov, Russia
Operation Fredericus II1942 - German attack on Odessa, Ukraine as a follow-up operation to Operation Fredericus I
Operation Freiheit1945 - German destruction of a bridge on the Oder River
Operation Freischütz1943 - German anti-partisan operation
Operation Freischütz1944 - Canceled German operation to take the island of Vis off Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Freischütz1944 - German relief operation for troops trapped near Minsk, Belorussia
Operation Frieda1942 - German anti-partisan operation
Operation Fritz1941 - Planned German invasion of the Soviet Union; later abandoned in favor of Operation Barbarossa
Operation Fronttheater1943 - The first aborted German Arctic sortie by Scharnhorst, Prinz Eugen, and destroyers
Operation Froschlaich1941 - German air raids against Russian Navy at Leningrad, Russia; part of Operation Eisstoss
Operation Fruška gora1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Frühling1944 - German anti-partisan operation in the Jura Mountains in Southern France
Operation Frühlingsanfang1944 - German anti-partisan operation at Primorska and Gorenjska in Slovenia, Yugoslavia
Operation Frühlingserwachen1945 - German counter-attack against Russian troops near Budapest, Hungary
Operation Frühlingsfest1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Lepel, Belorussia as a follow-up operation of Operation Regenschauer
Operation Frühlingssturm1945 - Axis anti-partisan operation along the Danube River in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Frühlingswetter1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the area between Knin and Kistanje in the Independent State of Croatia to secure a supply route
Operation Frühlungswind1943 - Axis attack on Faid Pass near Sidi bou Zid, Tunisia
Operation FS1944 - Canceled Japanese plan to isolate Australia by capturing New Caledonia, Samoa, and Fiji
Operation FU1941 - Japanese invasion of Indochina  [Read More]
Operation Fu-Go1944 - Japanese aerial bombing of the United States via balloons
Operation Fuchsjagd1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Ivanzcica Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Fuchsjagd III1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Kalnik Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Föhn1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation west of Banja Luka to open the road between Bosanski Novi and Prijedor in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation G1940 - German paratrooper attack on Ghent in the Netherlands; part of Fall Gelb
Operation Gamma1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Yugoslavia
Operation Gaudo1941 - Italian naval action against British ships north of Crete, Greece
Operation Geier1940 - German attack of the Maginot Line on the French-Germany border north of Kehl, Germany; part of Fall Grün  [Read More]
Operation Geiserich1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in Split on the coast of the Independent State of Croatia
Fall Gelb1940 - German invasion of the Low Countries of Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg  [Read More]
Operation Gemsbock1944 - German anti-partisan operation in the region near the Greek-Albanian border before Operation Einhorn
Operation Georg1942 - Planned German attack on Leningrad, Russia; renamed to Operation Feuerzauber
Operation Gertraud1945 - Planned German aerial bombing of hydropower plants east of Moscow, Russia
Operation Gertrud1942 - Planned German response in case of Turkey joining the Allies
Operation Gesellenprüfung1943 - German minelaying operation via S-Boats
Operation Gisella1942 - Planned German invasion of the Iberian peninsula; revised from Operation Isabella
Operation Gneisenau1940 - German diversionary attack on two bridges on the French-German border; part of Fall Grün
Operation Granit1940 - German paratrooper attack on Belgian Fort Eben-Emael
Operation Greif1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Orsha and Witebsk, Belorussia
Operation Greif1944 - German infiltration of Allied rear areas using Allied uniforms; part of Wacht am Rhein  [Read More]
Operation Großer Schlag1944 - Planned German mass-deployment of fighters against Allied bombers
Fall Grün1938 - German plan for invasion of Czechoslovakia
Fall Grün1940 - German attacks against the Maginot Line on the French-German border in conjunction with Fall Braun  [Read More]
Fall Grün1940 - German plan for a diversionary invasion of Ireland in support of Operation Seelöwe
Operation Grün1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Grün II1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation at the Kupa River between the Sava and the Farkašic-Kravarsko line in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Grüne Bewegung1940 - Planned German landing at Brighton, England, Britain; part of Operation Seelöwe
Operation Grünpfeil1940 - German occupation of the Channel Islands
Operation Grünspecht1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Bryansk, Russia
Operation Gustav1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Günther1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Smolensk, Russia prior to Operation Zitadelle
Operation Götz v. Berlichingen1941 - German air raids against Russian Navy at Leningrad, Russia; part of Operation Eissto
Operation H1942 - Japanese invasion of Celebes  [Read More]
Operation Ha-Go1944 - Japanese action to isolate and destroy Anglo-Indian forces at Arakan, Burma; precursor to Operation U-Go
Operation Habicht1940 - German diversionary attack on Mulhouse, France; part of Fall Grün  [Read More]
Operation Habicht1943 - German anti-partisan operation
Operation Hagen1943 - German operation in the Caucasus region of Southern Russia
Operation Hagen Bewegung1943 - German evacuation operation near Oryol, Russia
Operation Haifisch1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Trogir in Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Haifisch I1941 - German deceptive operation to hint a false invasion of Scotland and England, Britain from Norway before the start of Operation Barbarossa
Operation Haifisch II1941 - German deceptive operation to hint a false invasion of Scotland and England, Britain from Norway before the start of Operation Barbarossa
Operation Hamburg1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Bryansk, Russia
Fall Hanna1944 - German defense plan in case of an Allied invasion of Denmark
Operation Hannibal1941 - German invasion of the island of Lemnos, Greece
Operation Hannibal1941 - German operation to take the bridge over the Corinth Canal, near Corinth, Greece
Operation Hannibal1945 - German evacuation of East Prussia, Germany  [Read More]
Operation Hannover I1942 - German operation near Vyazma, Russia
Operation Hannover II1942 - German anti-partisan operation in the upper Dnieper River region (Belorussia and Ukraine)
Operation Harpune1941 - German deceptive operation to hint a false invasion of southern England, Britain from France before the start of Operation Barbarossa
Operation Hartmut1940 - German submarine operations in Norwegian waters
Operation Hasenjagd1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Gomel, Belorussia
Operation Haudegen1944 - German intelligence gathering in Spitzbergen, Norway
Operation Hecht1942 - First German submarine wolfpack raid in the North Atlantic Ocean
Operation Heide1944 - German flooding of parts of the Netherlands to hinder Allied advance; later renamed to Operation Storch
Operation Heinrich1944 - German deceptive operation in support of Wacht am Rhein
Operation Herbstgewitter I1943 - German anti-partisan operation at Peljesac peninsula in the Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Herbstgewitter II1943 - German anti-partisan operation at Peljesac peninsula in the Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Herbstgewitter III1943 - German anti-partisan operations at the islands of Mljet, Hvar, Brac, and Solta off the coast of Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Herbstgewitter IV1943 - German anti-partisan operations at the islands of Mljet, Hvar, Brac, and Solta off the coast of Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Herbstlaub1942 - Canceled German operation in the Caucasus region of Southern Russia, near Krasnoarmeisk, Ukraine and Beketovka, Russia
Operation Herbstnebel1944 - Rejected German plan to withdraw German troops in Italy behind the Po River
Operation Herbstreise1940 - Planned German diversionary invasion of Scotland, Britain; part of Operation Seelöwe
Operation Herbstzeitlose1942 - Canceled German plan to advance to the Don and Volga Rivers in the Caucasus region of Southern Russia
Operation Herkules1942 - Canceled German airborne invasion of Malta
Operation Hermann1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Vilnius and Polotsk, Belorussia
Operation Hermann1945 - German attack on British air units in Belgium and the Netherlands
Operation Hermelin1943 - German cruiser Lützow operation in the Baltic Sea
Operation Heu-Aktion1944 - German enslavement of East European children between the age of 10 and 15 to work in the German armament industry
Operation Hikari1945 - Japanese reconnaissance of Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands; part of Operation Arashi
Operation Himmler1939 - German staged attacks in Poland to justify invasion; part of Fall Weiss
Operation Hinein1944 - German submarine operation against an Allied convoy in the North Atlantic Ocean
Operation Hohes Venn1944 - German paratrooper operation as a part of Operation Greif of Wacht am Rhein
Operation Holzauge1942 - German activities in Greeland
Operation Hornbläser1942 - Planned German attack on Alexandria harbor, Egypt
Operation Hornung1943 - German anti-partisan operation
Operation Horrido1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Thessaloniki, Greece
Operation Hubertus1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Pindus Mountains region of Greece
Operation Hummel1940 - German intelligence gathering for Operation Seelöwe
Operation Hummer1940-1945 - German infiltration of Britain
Operation Hundesohn1944 - German occupation of Sofia, Bulgaria
Operation Husar1943 - Canceled German anti-shipping operation in Kara Sea by Lützow
Operation I1943 - Japanese air raid against Allied advances on New Guinea and Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
Operation Ibex1944 - German air raids on London and other nearby British cities
Operation Ichi-Go1944 - Japanese attack in Eastern China to link up Northern China and Indochina  [Read More]
Operation Ikarus1940 - Planned German invasion of Iceland in response to British Operation Fork; originally planned to launch in conjunction with Operation Seelöwe  [Read More]
Operation Ilona1942 - Planned German invasion of the Iberian peninsula; revised from Operation Isabella
Operation Iltis1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Thessaloniki, Greece
Operation Ingeborg1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation east of Karlovac and north of the Kupa River in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Insel1943 - German action at Hydra Island, Greece
Operation Irak1941 - German deployment of aircraft to Iraq
Operation Isabella1941 - Planned German invasion of the Iberian peninsula
Operation Istrien1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Northern Italy
Operation Ivan1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Moslavacka Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation J1942 - Japanese invasion of the Dutch East Indies  [Read More]
Operation Jacob1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Uzda, Belorussia
Operation Jajce1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Jajce1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Vrbas Valley in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Jajce II1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Jajce III1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Judas1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Bulgaria
Operation Juno1940 - German naval operation against British shipping off Narvik, Norway  [Read More]
Operation Juno1940 - German naval operation to disrupt Allied supplies to Norway
Operation K1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation K-11942 - Japanese reconnaissance and air raid on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, United States  [Read More]
Operation K-21942 - Japanese reconnaissance and air raid on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, United States  [Read More]
Operation Ka1942 - Japanese plan to destroy the American fleet and recapture Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
Kampf um Rom1944 - German defense plan for the Nettuno area in Italy
Operation Kan-Go1944 - Japanese defensive plan in Southern Burma
Operation Karin1943 - German deployment of naval vessels in the English Channel
Operation Karlsbad1941 - German anti-partisan operation in the Berezina River region of Belorussia
Operation Karlshafen1940 - German attack against Kristiansand, Norway; part of Operation Weserübung
Operation Kastanie1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Prijedor-Sanski Most-Omarska area in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Kasten1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Kathleen1940 - Planned German invasion of Ireland
Operation Kaub1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation at the Sava River in the Independent State of Croatia, destroying all boats and ferries
Operation KE1943 - Japanese evacuation of Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands  [Read More]
Operation KE1943 - Japanese evacuation of Kiska, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, United States  [Read More]
Operation Ken1945 - Planned Japanese operation to use transports to land suicide troops on American airfields in the Mariana Islands
Operation Ketsu-Go1945 - Japanese defense plan against potential American invasion of the Japanese home islands
Operation Kiebitz1943 - German POW rescue operation via submarine into the St. Lawrence River in Canada
Operation Kikusui1945 - Japanese special attack against American ships off Okinawa, Japan  [Read More]
Operation Klabautermann1942 - German operation against Russian supply lines near Leningrad, Russia
Operation Klara1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Velika Kladuša area in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Klašnice1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Klette I1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Bryansk, Russia
Operation Kon1944 - Japanese defensive operation on Biak Island, New Guinea
Operation Kon-Go1945 - Planned Japanese offensive against American ships using manned torpedoes
Operation Konrad1945 - Axis attack near Budapest, Hungary to relieve the sourrnded city
Operation Konstantin1943 - German seizure of Italian equipment and territory upon the Italian surrender  [Read More]
Operation Kopenhagen1943 - German defensive build-up of the French and Italian Alpine passes
Operation Koralle1944 - German anti-partisan operation in the Sporades Islands, Greece; previously named Operation Neptun
Operation Kormoran1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Minsk and Borisov, Belorussia
Operation Kornblume1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Fruška gora Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Kozara1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Krause I1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Krause II1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Kreml1942 - German deceptive operation in support of Operation Edelwei
Operation Kreuzotter1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Greece
Operation Kreševo1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Krimhilde Bewegung1943 - German evacuation of the Caucasus region in Southern Russia
Operation Kuckucksei1943 - Canceled German attack on British units at the Fondouk Pass, Tunisia
Operation Kugelblitz1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the area between Rogatica and Vlasenica in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Kugelblitz1943 - German anti-partisan operation near Vitebsk, Belarus
Operation L1942 - Japanese landing operation in Palembang, Sumatra
Operation Lachsfang1942 - Planned combined German and Finnish attack against Kandalaksha and Belomorsk, Russia
Operation Landbrücke1942 - German attempt to hold a narrow connection near Demyansk, south of Leningrad, Russia to prevent envelopment
Operation Landsturm1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Makarska in Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Landwirt1944 - German submarine operation against the Allied fleet off France during the Normandy invasion  [Read More]
Operation Lauffeuer1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the area south of Sid and near Ilok in Syrmia in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Laura1944 - Proposed German evacuation of Courland, Latvia
Operation Lawine1945 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Lašva Valley and Travnik the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Leander1943 - German anti-partisan operation across the Lika Mountains to Zadar on the coast of the Independent State of Croatia after the Italian surrender
Operation Lehrgang1943 - German evacuation of Sicily, Italy over the Strait fo Messina  [Read More]
Operation Lel1941 - German diversionary plan in support of Operation Beowulf II; part of Operation Nordwind
Operation Leopard1943 - German landings on Leros of the Dodecanese Islands, Greece  [Read More]
Operation Lichtermeer1940 - German air attack against British airfields for bombers
Operation Lichtschlag1942 - Canceled German attack north of Cholm, Russia near the Lovat and Kunya Rivers
Operation Lika1943 - Planned German anti-partisan operation against Josip Broz Tito in Yugoslavia
Operation Lila1942 - German attempt to capture French fleet at Toulon, France
Operation Loge1940 - German 65-day air offensive against London, England, Britain
Operation Luchs1940 - Planned German breakthrough between Breisach and Strasbourg, France; part of Fall Grün
Operation Lucie1940 - Planned German invasion of the Dutch island of Texel in the North Sea
Operation Ludwig1944 - German plan against an Allied landing at Livorno, Italy
Operation Luftparade1940 - German night raid against British air bases
Operation Lug1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Lupo1942 - Italian convoy missions to Tripoli, Libya
Operation Lüttich1944 - German counter-offensive at Mortain, France in response to Operation Cobra
Operation Löwe1940 - Planned German invasion of Britain; precursor of Operation Seelöwe
Operation M1941 - Japanese invasion of the Philippine Islands  [Read More]
M.431942 - Italian convoy missions to Tripoli, Libya
Operation Maibaum1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Vlasenica in Bosnia, Yugoslavia
Operation Maigewitter1943 - German anti-partisan operation
Operation Maigewitter1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Northern Greece
Operation Maigewitter1945 - German anti-partisan operation in Tuzla in Bosnia, Yugoslavia
Operation Maikäfer1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Babruysk, Belorussia
Operation Malaria1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Osipovichi, Belorussia
Operation Manjaca Mountains1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Fall Marder1944 - German defense plan in case of an Allied invasion of Italy; activated after Allies launched Operation Shingle  [Read More]
Fall Marder I1944 - German defense plan in case of an Allied invasion of Italy via the Ligurian Sea; part of Fall Marder
Fall Marder II1944 - German defense plan in case of an Allied invasion of Italy via the Adriatic Sea; part of Fall Marder
Operation Margarethe I1944 - German occupation of Hungary
Operation Margarethe II1944 - German occupation of Romania
Operation Marianne1940 - German motorboat action off Dover, England, Britain
Operation Marita1941 - German invasion of Greece  [Read More]
Operation Martin1944 - Planned German attack of the Ardennes region as proposed by Gerd von Rundstet; rejected by Adolf Hitler for being too conservative
Operation Maus1942 - Axis drive toward the Caucasus region in Southern Russia
Operation Merkur1941 - German invasion of Crete, Greece  [Read More]
Operation Merkur1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Krbavsko Polje plain in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Messer1944 - German mining of the Ligurian Sea off Northern Italy
Operation MI1942 - Failed Japanese invasion of Midway Island  [Read More]
Operation Michael1943 - Canceled German evacuation of Crimea
Operation Mirko1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Mitte1941 - German attack on Hiiumaa, an island off Estonia; part of Operation Siegfried
Operation Mitte Juli1942 - German anti-partisan operation
Operation Mittelmeer1940-1941 - German reinforcement of the Italian Regia Aeronautica in the Mediterranean Sea
Operation MO1942 - Aborted Japanese invasion of Port Moresby, New Guinea  [Read More]
Operation Mondscheinsonate1940 - German night raid on Coventry, England, Britain
Operation Moorbrand1942 - Canceled German attack near Pogostje, Russia
Operation Morgenluft1943 - German attack on Gafsa, Tunisia
Operation Morgenröte1940 - German attack on several Dutch bridges  [Read More]
Operation Morgenröte1944 - German counterattack to the Allied invasion of Anzio and Nettuno, Italy  [Read More]
Operation Morgenstern1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Krbavsko Polje plain in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Morgenwind I1944 - German landing on the island of Brac off the coast of Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Morgenwind II1944 - German landing on the island of Solta off the coast of Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Moslavacka gora1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation München1944 - German fallback to the Arno River in the Tuscany region of Italy
Operation München I1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Belorussia
Operation München II1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Radoshkovichi, Belorussia
Operation Märzfieber1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Belorussia
Operation Möwe I1942 - Planned German operation to sabotage aluminum factories in southern Scotland, Britain
Operation Möwe V1944 - Canceled German plan to land agents in Scotland, Britain
Operation N1940 - German paratrooper attack of Namur, Belgium
Operation Nachbarhilfe I1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Bryansk, Russia
Operation Nachbarhilfe II1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Mglin, Russia
Operation Napfkuchen1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Yugoslavia
Operation Nau1941 - German diversionary plan in support of Operation Beowulf II; part of Operation Nordwind
Operation Naumburg1940 - German landing at Narvik, Norway  [Read More]
Operation Nebelübung1940 - Planned German invasion of Liège, Belgium; part of Fall Gelb
Operation Nelly U1943 - German towing of a 3,000-ton drydock from Mariupol to Odessa, Ukraine
Operation Neptun1943 - German counter-offensive at Myschanko-Berg during the Battle of Stalingrad
Operation Neptun1944 - German anti-partisan operation in the Sporades Islands, Greece; later renamed to Operation Koralle
Operation Neuland1942 - German submarine operation in the Caribbean Sea
Operation Nibelungenfahrt1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Krbavsko Polje plain in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Nienburg1940 - German action against Narvik, Norway; part of Operation Weserübung  [Read More]
Operation Niwi1940 - German troop deployment in Belgium; part of Fall Gelb  [Read More]
Operation Nord1940 - German warship Admiral Scheer's raid in the North Atlantic Ocean
Operation Nord1940 - Planned German invasion of Denmark and Norway; later renamed to Operation Weserübung  [Read More]
Operation Nordlicht1942 - Planned German attack on Leningrad, Russia; formerly planned as Operation Feuerzauber
Operation Nordlicht1944 - German withdrawal from the Kola Peninsula into Norway after Finland switched sides
Operation Nordlicht-Bewegung1944 - German troop deployment in Finland
Operation Nordmark1940 - German attacks against Allied ships convoys between Britain and Scandinavia
Operation Nordpol1941 - German counter-intelligence operation in the Netherlands
Operation Nordpol1942 - Canceled German operation east of Moscow, Russia
Operation Nordsee1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Mogilev, Belorussia
Operation Nordseetour1940 - The first German Atlantic operation of Admiral Hipper
Operation Nordwest1939 - German study for a potential invasion of Britain; parts of Operation Nordwest was integrated into Operation Seelöwe
Operation Nordwind1941 - German diversionary invasion of the island of Saaremaa, Estonia in support of Operation Beowulf II
Operation Nordwind1945 - German offensive in Alsace and Lorraine in northeastern France in conjunction with Wacht am Rhein  [Read More]
Operation Nussknacker1944 - German torpedo boat operation off Corsica, France
Operation Nürnberg1943 - Planned German response in case of an Allied invasion of the Iberian peninsula, centering largely around the defense of the Pyrenees passes
Operation Ochsenkopf1942 - German counterattacks in attempt to expand the Tunis, Tunisia perimeter
Operation Odysseus1944 - German naval deployment in the Adriatic Sea and Aegean Sea
Operation Oldenburg1940 - German aerial reconnaissance of Russia natural resources
Operation Oldenburg1940 - German attack on Oslo, Norway; part of Operation Weserübung  [Read More]
Operation Olivenernte1943 - Canceled German attack on Majaz al Bab, Tunisia
Operation Olymp1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Greece
Operation Orange1943 - German convoy off Temryuk, Southern Russia in the Sea of Azov
Operation Orkan1942 - Canceled German attack in the Belyov-Yukhnov area in Russia
Operation Orkan II1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Lublin, Poland
Operation Oskar1940 - German motorboat action off Dover, England, Britain
Operation Ost1939 - German operation in Southern Poland near the border with Czechoslovakia
Operation Ost1941 - German attack on Hiiumaa, an island off Estonia; part of Operation Siegfried
Generalplan Ost1942 - German plan for genocide throughout Europe  [Read More]
Operation Ostern1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Ostfront1943 - The final German operation of Scharnhorst to intercept convoy JW-55B
Fall Otto1937 - German plan to occupy Austria
Operation Otto1938 - German plan to establish a puppet government in Austria
Operation Otto1940 - German preparations for Operation Barbarossa  [Read More]
Operation Otto1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Grmec Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Ozren1941-1942 - German anti-partisan operations near Ozren, Yugoslavia
Operation Ozren1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Sunja area in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Paderborn1943 - The third and successful German transfer of Scharnhorst and destroyers from the Baltic Sea to Narvik, Norway
Operation Panther1940 - German attacks on Strasbourg, France; part of Fall Braun  [Read More]
Operation Panther1943 - German anti-partisan operation at Mesovan Pass in Southeastern Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Panther1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Greece
Operation Panther1943 - German anti-partisan operation near Kursk, Russia after Operation Zitadelle
Operation Panzerfaust1943 - German operation to kidnap the son of Miklós Horthy's son to prevent Horthy from siding with the Allies; codename later changed to Maus
Operation Panzerfaust1944 - German occupation of Hungary
Operation Parnass1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Lamia, Greece
Operation Pastorious1942 - German plan to sabotage industrial targets at Long Island, New York, United States
Operation Paukenschlag1942 - German submarine campaign against shipping off the east coast of the United States; nicknamed 'Second Happy Time'
Operation Paula1940 - German aerial bombing of French countryside
Operation Paula1943 - German anti-partisan operation north of the Sava River in Serbia, Yugoslavia
Operation Petrinja1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation at the Okucani-Lipik-Banova Jaruga-Novska area in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Petrova gora I1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Petrova gora II1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Pfingstausflug1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Polotsk and Lepel, Belorussia
Operation Pfingsten1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Prnjavor-Kotor Varoš-Teslic area in the Independent State of Croatia
Plan Kathleen1941 - Irish Republican Army plan to coordinate IRA and German intelligence operations; also known as Operation Artus
Plan Z1939 - German plan to expand the Kriegsmarine to match the strength of the British Royal Navy
Operation Planspiel III1940 - German breakthrough of the Maginot Line between Teting und Wittring, France  [Read More]
Planstudie 391939 - German air force research
Operation Platinfuchs1941 - German attack towards Murmansk, Russia from Finnish Petsamo, part of Operation Silberfuchs  [Read More]
Operation Polarfuchs1941 - German attack towards Kandalaksha, Russia from Finnish Lapland, part of Operation Silberfuchs  [Read More]
Operation Polarnacht1942 - German deployment of battleship Tirpitz from Wilhelmshaven, Germany to Trondheim, Norway
Operation Poseidon1943 - German operation against British troops on the Greek island of Samos; part of Operation Zwischenspiel
Operation Prijedor1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Provincia di Lubiana1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Prüfstand XII1944 - German program to develop submarine launched V-2 rockets
Operation Puma1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Greece
Operation R1942 - Japanese invasion of Rabaul, New Britain and Kavieng, New Ireland  [Read More]
Operation Rabat1943 - German plan to kidnap the Pope from the Vatican City
Operation Ratweek1944 - German ground and air attack on partisans on the Balkan peninsula
Operation Raubtier1942 - Canceled German attack toward the Volkhov River near Leningrad, Russia
Operation Raubvogelkäfig1940 - German attack on the Maginot Line; part of Fall Grün  [Read More]
Operation Raureif1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in Turbe in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Regatta1942 - German anti-partisan operation in the Smolensk-Gorky area in Russia
Operation Regatta I1943 - German artillery bombardment of the Strait of Kerch between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov
Operation Regenbogen1942 - The failed German attack on Arctic convoy JW-51B by Admiral Hipper and Lützow
Operation Regenbogen1945 - Rescinded German order to scuttle German ships at the end of the war
Operation Regenschauer1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Lepel and Polozk in Belorussia
Operation Regenschirm1940 - German aerial bombing of Birmingham, England, Britain
Operation Regenwurm1945 - German plan to move V-2 rockets to avoid Allied air strikes
Operation Reinhard1943 - German systematic murder of Polish intelligentia; phase I of the German 'Final Solution'  [Read More]
Operation Reinhard1944 - Axis occupation of ore mines in and around Ljubija in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Renate1941 - German motorboat action off Dover, England, Britain
Operation Renate1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation on the Murter Peninsula in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Renntier1941 - German occupation of Finnish Petsamo; part of Operation Silberfuchs  [Read More]
Operation Renntier1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Greece
Operation Rheinübung1941 - The planned German attacks on Allied shipping conducted by Bismarck and Prinz Eugen
Fall Richard1937 - German contingency planning for Soviet takeover of Spain
Operation Richard1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation near Razboj in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Richard1944 - German defense plan in case of an Allied invasion of Italy; activated after Allies launched Operation Shingle
Operation Risnjak1942 - Italian anti-partisan operation in coastal region of Yugoslavia
Operation Ristow1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation between Bosanski Novi and Prijedor in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation RO1943 - Japanese defensive plan against Allied attacks on Rabaul, New Britain
Fall Rot1935 - German defense planning on the western border, in tandem with Fall Blau
Fall Rot1937 - Planned German invasion of Czechoslovakia
Fall Rot1939 - German bombing of Wielun, Poland; part of Fall Wei  [Read More]
Fall Rot1940 - German invasion of France  [Read More]
Operation Rouen1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation at the Kalnik Mountains south of the Ludbreg-Koprivnica Line in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Rumpelkammer1944 - Start of the German V-1 rocket attack against London, England, Britain
Operation Rübezahl1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Montenegro, Yugoslavia
Operation Rügen1937 - German bombing of Guernica, Spain  [Read More]
Operation Röslein1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Macedonia, Yugoslavia
Operation Rösselsprung1942 - German naval operation to attack Arctic convoy PQ-17
Operation Rösselsprung1944 - German attempt to capture Josip Broz Tito
Operation S1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Safari1943 - German SS operation to disband the Danish military
Operation Salaam1941 - German plan to make contact with Egyptian nationalists
Operation Sandmann1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Sarajevo1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation west of the Sesvete-Varazdin road in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Schach1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Kordun and Banija regions in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Schamil1942 - Planned German operation to secure Caucasus oil fields in Southern Russia with paratroopers
Operation Scharnhorst1940 - German deceptive attack in the Saarbrücken region; part of Fall Grün
Operation Schlussjagd1941 - German attack at Tula, Russia during the offensive toward Moscow
Operation Schlüsselblume1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in western Slavonia in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Schnee1942 - German supply mission to Norway
Operation Schneegestöber1944 - German operation to find and capture Josip Broz Tito's headquarters in Yugoslavia
Operation Schneeman1945 - German offensive in the Netherlands in conjunction with Wacht am Rhein
Operation Schneeschmelze1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Zaprešic-Krapinske Toplice-Klanjec area in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Schneesturm1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Bosnia, Yugoslavia
Operation Schnepfe1943 - German anti-partisan operation north of Vitebsk, Belorussia in conjunction with Operation Wildente
Operation Schwarz1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in Montenegro and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia
Operation Schwarz1943 - German plan in the event of an Italian surrender
Operation Seehund1943 - German submarine mining operation
Operation Seelöwe1940 - Planned German invasion of Britain; Anglicized as 'Sealion'
Operation Seemöwe1940-1945 - German agents infiltration into Britain and Ireland
Operation Seeräuber1943 - Failed German landing on the island of Brac off the coast of Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Sho I1944 - Japanese attack of the American fleet off Leyte, Philippine Islands; part of Operation Sho-Go  [Read More]
Operation Sho II1944 - Japanese defense plan for Formosa and the Ryukyu Islands, Japan; part of Operation Sho-Go
Operation Sho III1944 - Japanese defense plan for Honshu, Japan; part of Operation Sho-Go
Operation Sho IV1944 - Japanese defense plan for Hokkaido, Japan; part of Operation Sho-Go
Operation Sho-Go1944 - Japanese defense plan against American advances toward Japan  [Read More]
Operation Siegfried1941 - German attack on Hiiumaa, an island off Estonia; part of Operation Beowulf II
Operation Siegfried1942 - German attack toward Stalingrad and the general Caucasus region in Southern Russia; part of Fall Blau
Operation Siegfried1943 - German plan to deploy Italian units to Southern France after Italian surrender
Operation Silberfuchs1941 - German attack on Murmansk, Russia; Anglicized as 'Silver Fox'  [Read More]
Operation Silberstreife1942 - Planned German operations against Allied convoys to Murmansk, Russia
Operation Sirio1942 - Italian convoy missions to Tripoli, Libya
Operation Sizilien1943 - German raid upon Allied occupied Spitzbergen Island, Svalbard Islands, Norway
Operation Skorpion1941 - Axis attack on the Halfaya Pass on the border of Libya and Egypt
Operation Skorpion1942 - German attack on Halfaya Pass, on the border of Libya and Egypt
Operation Sommernachtstraum1941 - Axis attack on British supply depots at Bir Khirreigat, Egypt
Operation Sonderaktion Krakau1939 - German operation to murder members of the intelligentsia at univerisites in Kraków, Poland
Operation Sonnenaufgang1944 - German attack on Allied units at Anzio, Italy  [Read More]
Operation Sonnenblume1940 - German response to British Operation Compass offensive in North Africa; deployment of the German Afrika Korps in North Africa  [Read More]
Operation Sonnenwende1945 - German attack of Russian troops in Choszczno, Pomerania, Germany
Operation Spark1940 - Planned German assassination against Adolf Hitler and coup d'état against the Nazi German government
Operation Sportpalast1942 - Fail German naval operation to attack Arctic convoys PQ-12 and QP-8
Operation Sportpalast1942 - German deployment of warships Prinz Eugen and Admiral Scheer to Norway
Operation Spätlese1942 - German anti-partisan operation north of Smolensk, Russia
Operation Stadthagen1940 - German attack on Stavanger, Norway; part of Operation Weserübung  [Read More]
Operation Stahl1940 - German commando operation to occupy a bridge near Veldwezelt, Belgium  [Read More]
Operation Steinadler1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Eastern Greece
Operation Steinbock1944 - German bombing of London and Southern England, Britain
Operation Steinschlag1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation near Otocac and Vrhovine in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Stella Polaris1944 - Transfer of Finnish intelligence records, equipment, and personnel to Sweden at the end of the Continuation War to avoid Soviet capture
Operation Stimmung1941 - German diversionary plan in support of Operation Beowulf II; part of Operation Nordwind
Operation Storch1944 - German flooding of parts of the Netherlands to hinder Allied advance; previously named Operation Heide
Operation Strafe1941 - German bombing of Belgrade, Yugoslavia; part of Operation 25
Operation Strafe1941 - Planned German invasion of Bulgaria
Operation Student1944 - German plan to restore Benito Mussolini's power in Italy
Operation Sturmflut1941 - German attack on Kasserine Pass, Tunisia
Operation Störfang1942 - German attack on Sevastopol, Ukraine
Operation Stösser1944 - German airborne drop behind Allied lines; part of Wacht am Rhein
Operation Sumpf1942 - German operation near Demyansk, south of Leningrad, Russia
Operation Sumpffieber1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Loknja, Ukraine
Operation Süd1944 - German deceptive operation at Nettuno, Italy
Operation Süd-Kroatien I1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Süd-Kroatien II1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Südwind1941 - German defense plan against a general uprising in occupied France
Operation Südwind1941 - German diversionary attack on the island of Saaremaa, Estonia in support of Operation Beowulf II
Operation Südwind1945 - German counter-offensive from Esztergom, Hungary
Operation T1942 - Japanese invasion of northern Sumatra  [Read More]
Operation Ta1943 - Japanese attack on Bougainville in the Solomon Islands
Operation Ta1944 - Japanese attack on American forces at Cape Torokina, Bougainville, Solomon Islands  [Read More]
Operation TA1944 - Japanese attacks in the Philippine Islands
Operation Taifun1941 - German offensive toward Moscow, Russia; part of Operation Barbarossa  [Read More]
Operation Take-Ichi1944 - Japanese convoys to the Doberai Peninsula in Western New Guinea
Operation Tan 21945 - Japanese special attack mission against the Allied anchorage at Ulithi, Caroline Islands
Operation Tanne Ost1944 - Failed German attempt to capture Suursaari Island, Finland in the Gulf of Finland
Operation Tanne West1944 - Planned German invasion of the Åland Islands in the Baltic Sea from Finland
Operation Tannenbaum1940 - Planned German invasion of Switzerland
Operation Tannenbaum1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the area between Bosanski Novi and Buzim in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Tannenberg1939 - German plan to exterminate Polish intelligentsia
Operation Tasumaki1944 - Planned Japanese attack on Bougainville, Solomon Islands
Operation Taube1940 - German mission to transport Irish Republican Army Chief of Staff Seán Russell from Germany to Ireland
Operation Taube1941 - German plan to support the Irish Republican Army in Ireland and Northern Ireland
Operation Taubenschlag1942 - Canceled German attack on Toropets, Russia
Operation Ten'ichi-Go1945 - Japanese naval attack against the American fleet off Okinawa, Japan; alternate name of Operation Ten-Go
Operation Ten-Go1945 - Japanese naval attack against the American fleet off Okinawa, Japan; alternate name of Operation Ten'ichi-Go
Operation Teslic I1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Theodor1943 - German convoy off Temryuk, Southern Russia in the Sea of Azov
Operation Theodora1940 - German intelligence gathering operation in North Africa
Operation Theseus1942 - Axis attack on the Allied forces in Cyrenaica, Libya and Egypt
Operation Tichwin1941 - German attack on Leningrad, Russia  [Read More]
Operation Tiger1940 - German attack on the northern portion of the Maginot Line; part of Fall Rot  [Read More]
Operation Tiger1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Greece
Operation Tintenfisch1942 - German seizure of Swiss exports
Operation To-Go1944 - Phase one of Japanese attack in Eastern China; part of Operation Ichi-Go  [Read More]
Operation Toni1943 - German convoy off Temryuk, Southern Russia in the Sea of Azov
Operation Trappenjagd1942 - German offensive in the Kerch Peninsula, Ukraine
Operation Trave1943 - German escort operations for blockade runners
Operation Travnik1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Treibjagd1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Yugoslavia
Operation Treuebruch1944 - German occupation of the Bulgarian-held Skopje region of Macedonia, Yugoslavia
Operation Trio1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in Bosnia and Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Trojanisches Pferd1940 - German operation to secure the bridge near Nijmegen in the Netherlands
Operation Trojanisches Pferd1944 - German occupation of Budapest, Hungary; part of Operation Margarethe I
Operation Trolist1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Zaistovec-Preseka region in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Trondheim1940 - German movement across the Albert Canal against Fort Eben-Emael in Belgium
Operation Tuzla II1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation U1942 - Japanese invasion of Burma
Operation U-Go1944 - Japanese assault on Imphal and Kohima, India  [Read More]
Operation Uljan1944 - German anti-partisan operation on the island of Ugljan off the coast of the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Ulm1943 - Planned German aerial bombing operation against Russian industries in the Ural Mountains
Operation Ulrich1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Kozara Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Una-Sava Bend1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Ungewitter1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Papuk Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Ursula1936-1939 - German submarine operation in support of Francisco Franco's naval forces during the Spanish Civil War
Operation Ursula1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Rogachev, Belorussia
Operation Varazdin1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Kalnik Mountains between Varazdin and Krizevci in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Venezia1941 - German advance toward the British Gazala Line near Bir Hakeim, Libya
Operation Venezie1942 - German advance against the British Gazala Line toward Tobruk, Libya
Operation Verrat1944 - German attack on forces of Dragoljub Mihailovic in Yugoslavia
Operation Verrat1944 - German attack on forces of Napoleon Zervas in Greece
Operation Vierecke1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Bryansk, Russia
Operation Virovitica1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Višegrad1941 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Vogelsang1942 - German anti-partisan operation in the Roslawl and Bryansk region of Russia
Wacht am Rhein1944 - German offensive in the Ardennes; Anglicized as 'Watch on the Rhine'  [Read More]
Operation Wal1940 - Aborted German plan to coordinate actions with Scottish and Welsh nationalist groups
Operation Waldrausch1944 - German anti-partisan operation in the Balkans
Operation Waldteufel1945 - German anti-partisan operation in Budapest, Hungary
Operation Waldwinter1943 - German anti-partisan operation north of Vitebsk, Belorussia
Operation Walfisch1940 - Aborted German plan to land an agent in Ireland
Operation Walküre1944 - German attempt to overthrow Adolf Hitler, written under the cover of a plan to foil potential worker rebellions; Anglicized as 'Valkyre'
Operation Walzertraum1944 - German landing on the island of Hvar off the coast of Croatia, Yugoslavia; part of Operation Herbstgewitter III and Operation Herbstgewitter IV
Operation Wasserkante1939 - German aerial bombing of Warsaw, Poland
Operation Weber1941 - German naval operation off the coast of Southern England, Britain
Operation Wei1942 - German anti-partisan operations in Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Weihnachtsmann1943 - German anti-partisan operation in the Balkans
Fall Weiß1939 - German invasion of Poland  [Read More]
Operation Weiß I1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Sarajevo, Bosnia, Yugoslavia
Operation Weiß II1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Sarajevo, Bosnia, Yugoslavia; continuation of Operation Weiß I
Operation Werewolf1945 - German anti-partisan operation in Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Werewolf1945 - German fighter deployment against Allied bombing
Operation Weserübung1940 - German invasion of Denmark and Norway  [Read More]
Operation Weserübung Nord1940 - German attack on Trondheim and Narvik, Norway; part of Operation Weserübung  [Read More]
Operation Weserübung Sud1940 - German attack on Bergen, Kristiansand, and Oslo, Norway; part of Operation Weserübung  [Read More]
Operation Wespennest I1940 - German destruction of rail links between Switzerland and France
Operation Wespennest II1940 - German destruction of rail links between Switzerland and France
Operation West1941 - German attack on Hiiumaa, an island off Estonia; part of Operation Siegfried
Operation West-Bosnien1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Weststurm1941 - German naval operation in support of Operation Beowulf II
Operation Weststurm1944 - German naval bombardment of Sworbe, Estonia
Operation Westwind1941 - German diversionary plan in support of Operation Beowulf II
Operation Wiesengrund1942 - German occupation of the Fisherman's Peninsula in northern Scandinavia
Operation Wiking1943 - German operations in the Caucasus region of Southern Russia
Operation Wikinger1940 - Sortie by German destroyers into the North Sea
Operation Wikinger1944 - German offensive in the islands off the Dalmatian coast of Yugoslavia
Operation Wildente1940 - German naval and air operation in Trondheim, Norway
Operation Wildente1943 - German anti-partisan operation north of Vitebsk, Belorussia in conjunction with Operation Schnepfe
Operation Wildsau1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Russia
Operation Wildsau1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Tuzla, Bosnia, Yugoslavia
Operation Wildsau1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation west of the railroad connecting Ðurmanec and Krapinske Toplice in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Wilhelm1942 - German operation against Volchansk, Russia
Operation Windstoss1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Winkelreid1942 - German operation within the Demyansk Pocket near Leningrad, Russia
Operation Winterende1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Slovenia, Yugoslavia; part of Operation Frühlingsanfang
Operation Wintergewitter1944 - Axis attack on the Americans in the Appennine Mountains, Italy
Operation Wintermärchen1942 - German attack between the Volga and Don Rivers
Operation Wintermärchen1944 - German attack on American troops in Italy
Operation Winterzauber1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Lithuania
Operation Wolke1942 - German transfer to troops to Norway
Operation Wolkenbruch1943 - Failed German anti-partisan operation in Northern Yugoslavia
Operation Wulf1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Kordun in Bosnia, Banovina and Turopolje in Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Wulf1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Thessaloniki, Greece
Operation Wunderland1942 - German anti-shipping operation in Kara Sea and Barents Sea by warship Admiral Scheer
Operation Wunderland II1943 - Planned German naval operation involving warship Admiral Scheer in the Siberian Sea
Operation Yarmouth1943 - German artillery bombardment of Yeysk, Russia
Operation Z1941 - Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, United States  [Read More]
Operation Zagorje1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Kalnik Mountains in the Novi Marof area in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Zahnarzt1945 - German operation in the area of Molsheim, France and Zabern, Germany
Operation Zarin1942 - German mining action off Novaya Zemlya archipelago in the Arctic Ocean by Admiral Hipper and destroyers
Operation Zauberflöte1942 - German operation to maneuver damaged Prinz Eugen from Trondheim, Norway to Kiel, Germany
Operation Zenica-Zavidovici1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Zeppelin1944 - Failed German operation to destroy powerplants in Moscow, Russia
Operation Zerberus1942 - Break-out of German capital ships from Brest, France to Norway; Anglicized as 'Cerberus' and nicknamed by the British as 'Channel Dash'  [Read More]
Operation Ziethen1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Livno, Bosnia, Yugoslavia
Operation Ziethen1943 - Planned German evacuation from the Demyansk Pocket near Leningrad, Russia
Operation Zigeunerbaron1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Bryansk, Russia
Operation Zitadelle1943 - German offensive at Kursk, Russia  [Read More]
Operation Zitronella1943 - German raid against a Norwegian/British station at the Svalbard Islands
Operation Zumberak IV1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Plesivica Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Zwischenspiel1943 - German attack on the Greek island of Samos; part of Operation Leopard



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