Axis List of Operations of World War II

Operation 25 : 1941 - German invasion of Yugoslavia  [Read More]
Operation 505 : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Tuzla, Bosnia, Yugoslavia
Operation A-Bewegung : 1939 - German preparation for the invasion of Poland; part of Fall Weiss
Operation A-Go : 1944 - Japanese attack of the American fleet off Saipan, Mariana Islands  [Read More]
Fall Achse : 1943 - German response to Italian surrender to the Allies  [Read More]
Operation Adler : 1940 - 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 Adler : 1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Chechivichi region of Belorussia
Operation Adler : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation on the north Dalmatian coast in Yugoslavia, with focus in the cities of Rijeka, Karlobag, and Zadar
Operation Adlerangriff : 1940 - 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 Aida : 1942 - Axis attacks in Egypt and Libya with aim on Tobruk, Libya
Operation Aktion 24 : 1945 - Aborted German suicide aerial attack on bridges over river Weichsel in attempt to disrupt Soviet supply lines
Operation AL : 1942 - Japanese invasion of the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, United States
Operation Alba : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia; also known as Operation Albia and Operation Albija
Operation Albia : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia; also known as Operation Alba and Operation Albija
Operation Albija : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia; also known as Operation Alba and Operation Albia
Operation Alfa : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in Yugoslavia
Operation Alfred : 1940 - German mining off Dover, England, Britain using surface vessels
Operation Alpenfestung : 1945 - German plan for a redoubt in the German Alps
Operation Alpenveilchen : 1941 - Aborted German intervention during the Italian invasion of Albania
Operation Altenbeken : 1940 - German attack on Adalsnes, Norway; part of Operation Weserübung  [Read More]
Operation Altona : 1940 - German attack on Arendal, Norway; part of Operation Weserübung  [Read More]
Operation Ambassador : 1940 - German commando raid on British crown dependency Bailiwick of Guernsey off the French coast
Operation Amina : 1941 - Failed German attempt to destroy oil refineries in Abadan, Iran
Operation Antimon : 1944 - German operations in Romania
Fall Anton : 1942 - German occuppation of Vichy France after Italian support in 1942
Operation Arashi : 1945 - Japanese air raid on Ulithi, Caroline Islands
Operation Arnim : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in the Fruška gora Mountains in Syrmia in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Arras : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Lipik-Novska-Okucani region in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Artus : 1941 - Irish Republican Army plan to coordinate IRA and German intelligence operations; also known as Plan Kathleen
Operation Aster : 1944 - German evacuation of Estonia
Operation Attacke : 1943 - German minelaying operation north of Corsica, France
Operation Attika : 1942 - German attack on Tuapse, Russia in the Caucasus region
Operation Attila : 1940-1942 - German occuppation of Vichy France prior to Italian support in 1942
Operation Aufbau Ost : 1940 - German preparations for Operation Barbarossa  [Read More]
Operation Ausladung : 1943 - German offensive near Tunis, Tunisia in conjunction with Operation Ochsenkopf
Operation B : 1940 - German attack on the Maginot Line on the German-French border; part of Fall Rot  [Read More]
Operation B : 1941 - Japanese invasion of Sarawak, Borneo  [Read More]
Operation B : 1942 - Japanese invasion of Burma  [Read More]
Operation Bamberg : 1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Bobruisk, Belorussia in conjunction with Operation München I
Operation Ban-Go : 1944 - Japanese defensive operation at the Irrawaddy River in Burma
Operation Barbarossa : 1941 - German invasion of the Soviet Union  [Read More]
Operation Beethoven : 1941-1945 - German program to develop composite aircraft
Operation Beowulf I : 1941 - Planned German offensive of the Baltic States
Operation Beowulf II : 1941 - German offensive of the Baltic States
Operation Bergwiese : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation on the Primošten Peninsula in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Bergwind : 1945 - Axis anti-partisan operation at the Moslavacka Mountains southeast of Zagreb in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Berlin : 1941 - German commerce raid in the Atlantic Ocean performed by Scharnhorst and Gneisenau
Operation Bernhard : 1940 - German mining off Dover, England, Britain
Operation Bernhard : 1941 - German plan to destablize British economy with counterfeit British banknotes
Operation Berta : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Beta : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in Yugoslavia
Operation Bettelstab : 1942 - Planned German offensive at Leningrad, Russia
Operation Biene : 1940 - German attack on Alsten Island and Sandnessjøen, Norway; part of Operation Weserübung
Operation Bienenhaus : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Moslavacka Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Bilo gora : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Bilo gora Ost : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Bilo gora Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Birke : 1944 - German plan to withdraw from northern Finland prior to the Lapland War
Operation Birkhahn : 1945 - German evacuation of Norway
Fall Blau : 1935 - German defense planning on the eastern border, in tandem with Fall Rot
Fall Blau : 1938 - German air force research; later renamed Planstudie 39
Fall Blau : 1942 - German attack against Voronezh, Russia
Operation Blaufuchs 1 : 1941 - Staging of German forces from Germany to northern Finland, part of Operation Silberfuchs  [Read More]
Operation Blaufuchs 2 : 1941 - Staging of German forces from Norway to northern Finland, part of Operation Silberfuchs  [Read More]
Operation Blei : 1944 - German operations in Romania
Operation Blitz : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Našice-Ðakovo region of Slovenia, Yugoslavia
Operation Blitzableiter : 1939-1945 - German bacteriological weapons research
Fall Blume I : 1944 - German defense plan in case of an Allied invasion of Northern France  [Read More]
Fall Blume II : 1944 - German defense plan in case of an Allied invasion of Southern France  [Read More]
Operation Blücher : 1942 - German attack on the Strait of Kerch and Rshev, Russia in the Caucasus region; part of Fall Blau
Operation Blücher II : 1942 - German attack on the Strait of Kerch in the Caucasus region in Southern Russia; part of Fall Blau
Operation Bodden : 1937-1943 - German Abwehr intelligence gathering system in Spain and Morocco
Operation Bodenplatte : 1945 - German air raid against Allied airbases in the Netherlands and Belgium in support of Wacht am Rhein
Operation Bogdanow : 1941 - German construction operation to build rail bridges between Lida and Molochtschno in Belorussia
Operation Brandfackel : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Kozara Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Brandung : 1941 - Axis attack toward El Alamein, Egypt
Fall Braun : 1940 - German attacks against the Maginot Line on the French-German border in conjunction with Fall Grün  [Read More]
Operation Braun : 1942 - German build-up of defenses in Tunis, Tunisia in response to Allied Operation Torch
Operation Braun : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Yugoslavia
Operation Braunschweig : 1942 - German attack toward Stalingrad and the general Caucasus region in Southern Russia; part of Fall Blau  [Read More]
Operation Braunschweig : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in the Istria Peninsula, Yugoslavia
Operation Bremen : 1940 - German attack in Norway; part of Operation Weserübung  [Read More]
Operation Brunhild : 1943 - Planned German evacuation from the Caucasus region in Southern Russia
Operation Brückenschlag : 1942 - German attempt to break the Russian envelopment of German troops in Demyansk, south of Leningrad, Russia
Operation Burdock : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Russia
Operation Bussard : 1942 - German offensive in the Caucasus region of Southern Russia
Operation Büffel : 1940 - German air operation to relieve troops in Narvik, Norway
Operation Büffel-Bewegung : 1943 - German evacuation of Rshev, Russia
Operation C : 1942 - Japanese reconnaissance and raid operations in the Indian Ocean  [Read More]
Operation Caesar : 1945 - Failed transfer of technical plans and strategic materials from Germany to Japan, using submarine U-864
Operation Cannae : 1943 - German occupation of Zagreb, Sisak, and Bjelovar in Yugoslavia
Operation Cannae : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the area between the Sava and Drava Rivers in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Capri : 1942 - Axis counterattack at Medenine, Tunisia
Operation Cardaci : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation near Cardaci in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Casanova : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia utilizing German aircraft to deceive partisan fighters
Operation Castigo : 1941 - German aerial bombing of Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Operation Christrose : 1944 - Early name for Wacht am Rhein  [Read More]
Operation Clausewitz : 1942 - Second phase of the German summer offensive in the Caucasus region of Southern Russia
Operation Cottbus : 1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Polotsk, Lepel, and Borisov in Belorussia
Operation Cyrill : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation at the Glogovnica Canal on the Casma River in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation D : 1942 - Japanese invasion of the Andaman Islands  [Read More]
Operation Dampfhamm : 1942 - Planned German third phase of the German summer offensive in the Caucasus region of Southern Russia
Operation Dan-Go : 1944 - Japanese operation after the failed Operation U-Go offensive in India
Operation Delphin : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in the Dalmatian islands in Adriatic Sea
Operation Delphin : 1943 - German withdrawal from Saaremaa, Estonia
Operation Delta : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Western Greece
Operation Derfflinger : 1942 - Canceled German pincer operation against Ostazchkov, Russia
Operation Dirschau : 1939 - German operation to safeguard the rail bridge at Tczew, Poland during the invasion
Operation Domino : 1943 - The second aborted German Arctic sortie by Scharnhorst, Prinz Eugen, and destroyers
Operation Donnerkeil : 1942 - German aircraft cover for Operation Cerberus  [Read More]
Operation Donnerkeil : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Yugoslavia
Operation Donnerschlag : 1942 - Planned German break-out movement from Stalingrad, Russia
Operation Donnerschlag : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation along the river Obdol in Russia
Operation Doppelkopf : 1944 - German offensive to relieve troops fighting in Latvia
Operation Doppelschlag : 1942 - German anti-shipping operation off Novaya Zemlya by Admiral Scheer and Admiral Hipper
Operation Doppelsprung : 1944 - Planned German evacuation of bridgeheads at the river Maas (Meuse) west of Arnhem, the Netherlands
Operation Dora : 1942 - German operation to disrupt British supply lines in Southern Libya
Operation Draufgänger : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Russia
Operation Draufgänger : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Montenegro, Yugoslavia and in Northern Albania
Operation Dreiecke : 1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Bryansk, Russia
Operation Dreznica : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Velika Kapela Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia to secure a supply route
Operation Dubrovnik : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation along the road between Zagreb and Varazdin in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Dubrovnik II : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation along the road between Zagreb and Varazdin in the Independent State of Croatia; continuation of Operation Dubrovnik
Operation Dünkirchen I : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Krašic region in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Dünkirchen II : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Krašic region in the Independent State of Croatia; continuation of Operation Dünkirchen I
Operation E : 1941 - Japanese invasion of Thailand and Northeast Malaya  [Read More]
Operation Edelwei : 1942 - Axis attack of the oil-rich Caucasus region in southern Russia; part of Operation Braunschweig
Operation Eiche : 1943 - German operation to rescue Benito Mussolini from Allied imprisonment
Operation Eilbote I : 1943 - German attacks on Allied positions at the Dorsal Mountains in Tunisia
Operation Eilbote II : 1943 - Canceled German attacks on Allied positions at the Dorsal Mountains in Tunisia following Operation Eilbote I
Operation Einhorn : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Greece
Operation Eisb : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Bryansk, Russia
Operation Eisb : 1943 - German invasion of Kos, Greece
Operation Eisen : 1940 - German commando operation to occupy the bridge over the Albert Canal in Belgium
Operation Eisenhammer : 1943 - Planned German aerial bombing operation against power generators in Moscow and Gorky, Russia
Operation Eisfjord : 1943 - German naval bombardment of Spitzbergen, Svalbard Islands, Norway
Operation Eissto : 1941 - German air raids against Russian Baltic Fleet at Kronstadt and Leningrad, Russia
Operation Elster : 1944 - German agents infiltration into the US to gather intelligence on Manhattan Project
Operation Emil : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation west of Knin in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Ernteeinbringung : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation east of Zagreb, Yugoslavia
Operation Erntefest I : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation west of Ossipovichi, Russia
Operation Erntefest II : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation near Minsk and Slutsk, Belorussia
Fall Falke : 1940 - German attacks against the Maginot Line on the French-German border; part of Fall Grün  [Read More]
Operation Falke : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Papuk Mountain and Bilo gora Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia
Fall Falke : 1944 - German defense plan in case of an Allied invasion of Norway
Operation Felix : 1940 - Planned German invasion of Gibraltar via the Iberian Peninsula
Operation Ferdinand : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in the Fruška gora Mountains in Syrmia in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Ferkel : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the mountains northeast of Tuzla in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Ferkel : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Bryansk, Russia
Operation Festung : 1940 - German paratrooper attack on the Hague, Rotterdam, Dordrecht, and Moerdijk in the Netherlands; part of Fall Gelb
Operation Feuerstein : 1943 - German defensive build-up of the Italian Alpine passes
Operation Feuerwehr : 1944 - Failed German anti-partisan operation in Macedonia, Yugoslavia
Operation Feuerzange : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in the Dalmatian islands in Adriatic Sea
Operation Feuerzauber : 1936-1939 - German transfer of weapons and personnel to Francisco Franco's forces in the Spanish Civil War  [Read More]
Operation Feuerzauber : 1942 - Planned German attack on Leningrad, Russia; renamed to Operation Nordlicht
Operation Feuerzauber : 1944 - German destruction of bridges near Florence, Italy
Operation Fischfang : 1944 - German counterattack to the Allied invasion of Anzio, Italy  [Read More]
Operation Fischreiher : 1942 - German attack on Stalingrad and Astrakhan, Russia; part of Fall Blau  [Read More]
Operation Fledermaus : 1941 - German aerial bombing of British airfields
Operation Fliederblüte : 1943 - German attack of British units at the 'Banana Ridge' in Tunisia
Operation Fliegenfänger : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Memici and Osmaci in Bosnia, Yugoslavia
Operation Foca : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Forelle : 1944 - German operation to disrupt Russian supply lines on the Danube River near Budapest, Hungary
Fall Forelle I : 1944 - German defense plan in case of an Allied invasion of the Balkans via the Adriatic Sea
Fall Forelle II : 1944 - German defense plan in case of an Allied invasion of the Balkans via the Aegean Sea
Operation Franz : 1943 - German commando operation against British supply lines in Iran
Operation Fredericus I : 1942 - German attack on Kharkov, Russia
Operation Fredericus II : 1942 - German attack on Odessa, Ukraine as a follow-up operation to Operation Fredericus I
Operation Freiheit : 1945 - German destruction of a bridge on the Oder River
Operation Freischütz : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation
Operation Freischütz : 1944 - Canceled German operation to take the island of Vis off Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Freischütz : 1944 - German relief operation for troops trapped near Minsk, Belorussia
Operation Frieda : 1942 - German anti-partisan operation
Operation Fritz : 1941 - Planned German invasion of the Soviet Union; later abandoned in favor of Operation Barbarossa
Operation Fronttheater : 1943 - The first aborted German Arctic sortie by Scharnhorst, Prinz Eugen, and destroyers
Operation Froschlaich : 1941 - German air raids against Russian Navy at Leningrad, Russia; part of Operation Eisstoss
Operation Fruška gora : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Frühling : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in the Jura Mountains in Southern France
Operation Frühlingsanfang : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation at Primorska and Gorenjska in Slovenia, Yugoslavia
Operation Frühlingserwachen : 1945 - German counter-attack against Russian troops near Budapest, Hungary
Operation Frühlingsfest : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Lepel, Belorussia as a follow-up operation of Operation Regenschauer
Operation Frühlingssturm : 1945 - Axis anti-partisan operation along the Danube River in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Frühlingswetter : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the area between Knin and Kistanje in the Independent State of Croatia to secure a supply route
Operation Frühlungswind : 1943 - Axis attack on Faid Pass near Sidi bou Zid, Tunisia
Operation FS : 1944 - Canceled Japanese plan to isolate Australia by capturing New Caledonia, Samoa, and Fiji
Operation FU : 1941 - Japanese invasion of Indochina  [Read More]
Operation Fu-Go : 1944 - Japanese aerial bombing of the United States via balloons
Operation Fuchsjagd : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Ivanzcica Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Fuchsjagd III : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Kalnik Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Föhn : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation west of Banja Luka to open the road between Bosanski Novi and Prijedor in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation G : 1940 - German paratrooper attack on Ghent in the Netherlands; part of Fall Gelb
Operation Gamma : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Yugoslavia
Operation Gaudo : 1941 - Italian naval action against British ships north of Crete, Greece
Operation Geier : 1940 - German attack of the Maginot Line on the French-Germany border north of Kehl, Germany; part of Fall Grün  [Read More]
Operation Geiserich : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in Split on the coast of the Independent State of Croatia
Fall Gelb : 1940 - German invasion of the Low Countries of Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg  [Read More]
Operation Gemsbock : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in the region near the Greek-Albanian border before Operation Einhorn
Operation Georg : 1942 - Planned German attack on Leningrad, Russia; renamed to Operation Feuerzauber
Operation Gertraud : 1945 - Planned German aerial bombing of hydropower plants east of Moscow, Russia
Operation Gertrud : 1942 - Planned German response in case of Turkey joining the Allies
Operation Gesellenprüfung : 1943 - German minelaying operation via S-Boats
Operation Gisella : 1942 - Planned German invasion of the Iberian peninsula; revised from Operation Isabella
Operation Gneisenau : 1940 - German diversionary attack on two bridges on the French-German border; part of Fall Grün
Operation Granit : 1940 - German paratrooper attack on Belgian Fort Eben-Emael
Operation Greif : 1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Orsha and Witebsk, Belorussia
Operation Greif : 1944 - German infiltration of Allied rear areas using Allied uniforms; part of Wacht am Rhein  [Read More]
Operation Großer Schlag : 1944 - Planned German mass-deployment of fighters against Allied bombers
Fall Grün : 1938 - German plan for invasion of Czechoslovakia
Fall Grün : 1940 - German attacks against the Maginot Line on the French-German border in conjunction with Fall Braun  [Read More]
Fall Grün : 1940 - German plan for a diversionary invasion of Ireland in support of Operation Seelöwe
Operation Grün : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Grün II : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation at the Kupa River between the Sava and the Farkašic-Kravarsko line in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Grüne Bewegung : 1940 - Planned German landing at Brighton, England, Britain; part of Operation Seelöwe
Operation Grünpfeil : 1940 - German occupation of the Channel Islands
Operation Grünspecht : 1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Bryansk, Russia
Operation Gustav : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Günther : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Smolensk, Russia prior to Operation Zitadelle
Operation Götz v. Berlichingen : 1941 - German air raids against Russian Navy at Leningrad, Russia; part of Operation Eissto
Operation H : 1942 - Japanese invasion of Celebes  [Read More]
Operation Ha-Go : 1944 - Japanese action to isolate and destroy Anglo-Indian forces at Arakan, Burma; precursor to Operation U-Go
Operation Habicht : 1940 - German diversionary attack on Mulhouse, France; part of Fall Grün  [Read More]
Operation Habicht : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation
Operation Hagen : 1943 - German operation in the Caucasus region of Southern Russia
Operation Hagen Bewegung : 1943 - German evacuation operation near Oryol, Russia
Operation Haifisch : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Trogir in Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Haifisch I : 1941 - German deceptive operation to hint a false invasion of Scotland and England, Britain from Norway before the start of Operation Barbarossa
Operation Haifisch II : 1941 - German deceptive operation to hint a false invasion of Scotland and England, Britain from Norway before the start of Operation Barbarossa
Operation Hamburg : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Bryansk, Russia
Fall Hanna : 1944 - German defense plan in case of an Allied invasion of Denmark
Operation Hannibal : 1941 - German invasion of the island of Lemnos, Greece
Operation Hannibal : 1941 - German operation to take the bridge over the Corinth Canal, near Corinth, Greece
Operation Hannibal : 1945 - German evacuation of East Prussia, Germany  [Read More]
Operation Hannover I : 1942 - German operation near Vyazma, Russia
Operation Hannover II : 1942 - German anti-partisan operation in the upper Dnieper River region (Belorussia and Ukraine)
Operation Harpune : 1941 - German deceptive operation to hint a false invasion of southern England, Britain from France before the start of Operation Barbarossa
Operation Hartmut : 1940 - German submarine operations in Norwegian waters
Operation Hasenjagd : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Gomel, Belorussia
Operation Haudegen : 1944 - German intelligence gathering in Spitzbergen, Norway
Operation Hecht : 1942 - First German submarine wolfpack raid in the North Atlantic Ocean
Operation Heide : 1944 - German flooding of parts of the Netherlands to hinder Allied advance; later renamed to Operation Storch
Operation Heinrich : 1944 - German deceptive operation in support of Wacht am Rhein
Operation Herbstgewitter I : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation at Peljesac peninsula in the Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Herbstgewitter II : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation at Peljesac peninsula in the Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Herbstgewitter III : 1943 - German anti-partisan operations at the islands of Mljet, Hvar, Brac, and Solta off the coast of Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Herbstgewitter IV : 1943 - German anti-partisan operations at the islands of Mljet, Hvar, Brac, and Solta off the coast of Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Herbstlaub : 1942 - Canceled German operation in the Caucasus region of Southern Russia, near Krasnoarmeisk, Ukraine and Beketovka, Russia
Operation Herbstnebel : 1944 - Rejected German plan to withdraw German troops in Italy behind the Po River
Operation Herbstreise : 1940 - Planned German diversionary invasion of Scotland, Britain; part of Operation Seelöwe
Operation Herbstzeitlose : 1942 - Canceled German plan to advance to the Don and Volga Rivers in the Caucasus region of Southern Russia
Operation Herkules : 1942 - Canceled German airborne invasion of Malta
Operation Hermann : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Vilnius and Polotsk, Belorussia
Operation Hermann : 1945 - German attack on British air units in Belgium and the Netherlands
Operation Hermelin : 1943 - German cruiser Lützow operation in the Baltic Sea
Operation Heu-Aktion : 1944 - German enslavement of East European children between the age of 10 and 15 to work in the German armament industry
Operation Hikari : 1945 - Japanese reconnaissance of Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands; part of Operation Arashi
Operation Himmler : 1939 - German staged attacks in Poland to justify invasion; part of Fall Weiss
Operation Hinein : 1944 - German submarine operation against an Allied convoy in the North Atlantic Ocean
Operation Hohes Venn : 1944 - German paratrooper operation as a part of Operation Greif of Wacht am Rhein
Operation Holzauge : 1942 - German activities in Greeland
Operation Hornbläser : 1942 - Planned German attack on Alexandria harbor, Egypt
Operation Hornung : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation
Operation Horrido : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Thessaloniki, Greece
Operation Hubertus : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Pindus Mountains region of Greece
Operation Hummel : 1940 - German intelligence gathering for Operation Seelöwe
Operation Hummer : 1940-1945 - German infiltration of Britain
Operation Hundesohn : 1944 - German occupation of Sofia, Bulgaria
Operation Husar : 1943 - Canceled German anti-shipping operation in Kara Sea by Lützow
Operation I : 1943 - Japanese air raid against Allied advances on New Guinea and Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
Operation Ibex : 1944 - German air raids on London and other nearby British cities
Operation Ichi-Go : 1944 - Japanese attack in Eastern China to link up Northern China and Indochina  [Read More]
Operation Ikarus : 1940 - Planned German invasion of Iceland in response to British Operation Fork; originally planned to launch in conjunction with Operation Seelöwe  [Read More]
Operation Ilona : 1942 - Planned German invasion of the Iberian peninsula; revised from Operation Isabella
Operation Iltis : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Thessaloniki, Greece
Operation Ingeborg : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation east of Karlovac and north of the Kupa River in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Insel : 1943 - German action at Hydra Island, Greece
Operation Irak : 1941 - German deployment of aircraft to Iraq
Operation Isabella : 1941 - Planned German invasion of the Iberian peninsula
Operation Istrien : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Northern Italy
Operation Ivan : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Moslavacka Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation J : 1942 - Japanese invasion of the Dutch East Indies  [Read More]
Operation Jacob : 1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Uzda, Belorussia
Operation Jajce : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Jajce : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Vrbas Valley in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Jajce II : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Jajce III : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Judas : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Bulgaria
Operation Juno : 1940 - German naval operation against British shipping off Narvik, Norway  [Read More]
Operation Juno : 1940 - German naval operation to disrupt Allied supplies to Norway
Operation K : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation K-1 : 1942 - Japanese reconnaissance and air raid on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, United States  [Read More]
Operation K-2 : 1942 - Japanese reconnaissance and air raid on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, United States  [Read More]
Operation Ka : 1942 - Japanese plan to destroy the American fleet and recapture Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
Kampf um Rom : 1944 - German defense plan for the Nettuno area in Italy
Operation Kan-Go : 1944 - Japanese defensive plan in Southern Burma
Operation Karin : 1943 - German deployment of naval vessels in the English Channel
Operation Karlsbad : 1941 - German anti-partisan operation in the Berezina River region of Belorussia
Operation Karlshafen : 1940 - German attack against Kristiansand, Norway; part of Operation Weserübung
Operation Kastanie : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Prijedor-Sanski Most-Omarska area in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Kasten : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Kathleen : 1940 - Planned German invasion of Ireland
Operation Kaub : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation at the Sava River in the Independent State of Croatia, destroying all boats and ferries
Operation KE : 1943 - Japanese evacuation of Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands  [Read More]
Operation KE : 1943 - Japanese evacuation of Kiska, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, United States  [Read More]
Operation Ken : 1945 - Planned Japanese operation to use transports to land suicide troops on American airfields in the Mariana Islands
Operation Ketsu-Go : 1945 - Japanese defense plan against potential American invasion of the Japanese home islands
Operation Kiebitz : 1943 - German POW rescue operation via submarine into the St. Lawrence River in Canada
Operation Kikusui : 1945 - Japanese special attack against American ships off Okinawa, Japan  [Read More]
Operation Klabautermann : 1942 - German operation against Russian supply lines near Leningrad, Russia
Operation Klara : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Velika Kladuša area in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Klašnice : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Klette I : 1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Bryansk, Russia
Operation Kon : 1944 - Japanese defensive operation on Biak Island, New Guinea
Operation Kon-Go : 1945 - Planned Japanese offensive against American ships using manned torpedoes
Operation Konrad : 1945 - Axis attack near Budapest, Hungary to relieve the sourrnded city
Operation Konstantin : 1943 - German seizure of Italian equipment and territory upon the Italian surrender  [Read More]
Operation Kopenhagen : 1943 - German defensive build-up of the French and Italian Alpine passes
Operation Koralle : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in the Sporades Islands, Greece; previously named Operation Neptun
Operation Kormoran : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Minsk and Borisov, Belorussia
Operation Kornblume : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Fruška gora Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Kozara : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Krause I : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Krause II : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Kreml : 1942 - German deceptive operation in support of Operation Edelwei
Operation Kreuzotter : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Greece
Operation Kreševo : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Krimhilde Bewegung : 1943 - German evacuation of the Caucasus region in Southern Russia
Operation Kuckucksei : 1943 - Canceled German attack on British units at the Fondouk Pass, Tunisia
Operation Kugelblitz : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the area between Rogatica and Vlasenica in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Kugelblitz : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation near Vitebsk, Belarus
Operation L : 1942 - Japanese landing operation in Palembang, Sumatra
Operation Lachsfang : 1942 - Planned combined German and Finnish attack against Kandalaksha and Belomorsk, Russia
Operation Landbrücke : 1942 - German attempt to hold a narrow connection near Demyansk, south of Leningrad, Russia to prevent envelopment
Operation Landsturm : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Makarska in Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Landwirt : 1944 - German submarine operation against the Allied fleet off France during the Normandy invasion  [Read More]
Operation Lauffeuer : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the area south of Sid and near Ilok in Syrmia in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Laura : 1944 - Proposed German evacuation of Courland, Latvia
Operation Lawine : 1945 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Lašva Valley and Travnik the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Leander : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation across the Lika Mountains to Zadar on the coast of the Independent State of Croatia after the Italian surrender
Operation Lehrgang : 1943 - German evacuation of Sicily, Italy over the Strait fo Messina  [Read More]
Operation Lel : 1941 - German diversionary plan in support of Operation Beowulf II; part of Operation Nordwind
Operation Leopard : 1943 - German landings on Leros of the Dodecanese Islands, Greece  [Read More]
Operation Lichtermeer : 1940 - German air attack against British airfields for bombers
Operation Lichtschlag : 1942 - Canceled German attack north of Cholm, Russia near the Lovat and Kunya Rivers
Operation Lika : 1943 - Planned German anti-partisan operation against Josip Broz Tito in Yugoslavia
Operation Lila : 1942 - German attempt to capture French fleet at Toulon, France
Operation Loge : 1940 - German 65-day air offensive against London, England, Britain
Operation Luchs : 1940 - Planned German breakthrough between Breisach and Strasbourg, France; part of Fall Grün
Operation Lucie : 1940 - Planned German invasion of the Dutch island of Texel in the North Sea
Operation Ludwig : 1944 - German plan against an Allied landing at Livorno, Italy
Operation Luftparade : 1940 - German night raid against British air bases
Operation Lug : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Lupo : 1942 - Italian convoy missions to Tripoli, Libya
Operation Lüttich : 1944 - German counter-offensive at Mortain, France in response to Operation Cobra
Operation Löwe : 1940 - Planned German invasion of Britain; precursor of Operation Seelöwe
Operation M : 1941 - Japanese invasion of the Philippine Islands  [Read More]
M.43 : 1942 - Italian convoy missions to Tripoli, Libya
Operation Maibaum : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Vlasenica in Bosnia, Yugoslavia
Operation Maigewitter : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation
Operation Maigewitter : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Northern Greece
Operation Maigewitter : 1945 - German anti-partisan operation in Tuzla in Bosnia, Yugoslavia
Operation Maikäfer : 1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Babruysk, Belorussia
Operation Malaria : 1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Osipovichi, Belorussia
Operation Manjaca Mountains : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Fall Marder : 1944 - German defense plan in case of an Allied invasion of Italy; activated after Allies launched Operation Shingle  [Read More]
Fall Marder I : 1944 - German defense plan in case of an Allied invasion of Italy via the Ligurian Sea; part of Fall Marder
Fall Marder II : 1944 - German defense plan in case of an Allied invasion of Italy via the Adriatic Sea; part of Fall Marder
Operation Margarethe I : 1944 - German occupation of Hungary
Operation Margarethe II : 1944 - German occupation of Romania
Operation Marianne : 1940 - German motorboat action off Dover, England, Britain
Operation Marita : 1941 - German invasion of Greece  [Read More]
Operation Martin : 1944 - Planned German attack of the Ardennes region as proposed by Gerd von Rundstet; rejected by Adolf Hitler for being too conservative
Operation Maus : 1942 - Axis drive toward the Caucasus region in Southern Russia
Operation Merkur : 1941 - German invasion of Crete, Greece  [Read More]
Operation Merkur : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Krbavsko Polje plain in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Messer : 1944 - German mining of the Ligurian Sea off Northern Italy
Operation MI : 1942 - Failed Japanese invasion of Midway Island  [Read More]
Operation Michael : 1943 - Canceled German evacuation of Crimea
Operation Mirko : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Mitte : 1941 - German attack on Hiiumaa, an island off Estonia; part of Operation Siegfried
Operation Mitte Juli : 1942 - German anti-partisan operation
Operation Mittelmeer : 1940-1941 - German reinforcement of the Italian Regia Aeronautica in the Mediterranean Sea
Operation MO : 1942 - Aborted Japanese invasion of Port Moresby, New Guinea  [Read More]
Operation Mondscheinsonate : 1940 - German night raid on Coventry, England, Britain
Operation Moorbrand : 1942 - Canceled German attack near Pogostje, Russia
Operation Morgenluft : 1943 - German attack on Gafsa, Tunisia
Operation Morgenröte : 1940 - German attack on several Dutch bridges  [Read More]
Operation Morgenröte : 1944 - German counterattack to the Allied invasion of Anzio and Nettuno, Italy  [Read More]
Operation Morgenstern : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Krbavsko Polje plain in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Morgenwind I : 1944 - German landing on the island of Brac off the coast of Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Morgenwind II : 1944 - German landing on the island of Solta off the coast of Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Moslavacka gora : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation München : 1944 - German fallback to the Arno River in the Tuscany region of Italy
Operation München I : 1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Belorussia
Operation München II : 1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Radoshkovichi, Belorussia
Operation Märzfieber : 1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Belorussia
Operation Möwe I : 1942 - Planned German operation to sabotage aluminum factories in southern Scotland, Britain
Operation Möwe V : 1944 - Canceled German plan to land agents in Scotland, Britain
Operation N : 1940 - German paratrooper attack of Namur, Belgium
Operation Nachbarhilfe I : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Bryansk, Russia
Operation Nachbarhilfe II : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Mglin, Russia
Operation Napfkuchen : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Yugoslavia
Operation Nau : 1941 - German diversionary plan in support of Operation Beowulf II; part of Operation Nordwind
Operation Naumburg : 1940 - German landing at Narvik, Norway  [Read More]
Operation Nebelübung : 1940 - Planned German invasion of Liège, Belgium; part of Fall Gelb
Operation Nelly U : 1943 - German towing of a 3,000-ton drydock from Mariupol to Odessa, Ukraine
Operation Neptun : 1943 - German counter-offensive at Myschanko-Berg during the Battle of Stalingrad
Operation Neptun : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in the Sporades Islands, Greece; later renamed to Operation Koralle
Operation Neuland : 1942 - German submarine operation in the Caribbean Sea
Operation Nibelungenfahrt : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Krbavsko Polje plain in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Nienburg : 1940 - German action against Narvik, Norway; part of Operation Weserübung  [Read More]
Operation Niwi : 1940 - German troop deployment in Belgium; part of Fall Gelb  [Read More]
Operation Nord : 1940 - German warship Admiral Scheer's raid in the North Atlantic Ocean
Operation Nord : 1940 - Planned German invasion of Denmark and Norway; later renamed to Operation Weserübung  [Read More]
Operation Nordlicht : 1942 - Planned German attack on Leningrad, Russia; formerly planned as Operation Feuerzauber
Operation Nordlicht : 1944 - German withdrawal from the Kola Peninsula into Norway after Finland switched sides
Operation Nordlicht-Bewegung : 1944 - German troop deployment in Finland
Operation Nordmark : 1940 - German attacks against Allied ships convoys between Britain and Scandinavia
Operation Nordpol : 1941 - German counter-intelligence operation in the Netherlands
Operation Nordpol : 1942 - Canceled German operation east of Moscow, Russia
Operation Nordsee : 1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Mogilev, Belorussia
Operation Nordseetour : 1940 - The first German Atlantic operation of Admiral Hipper
Operation Nordwest : 1939 - German study for a potential invasion of Britain; parts of Operation Nordwest was integrated into Operation Seelöwe
Operation Nordwind : 1941 - German diversionary invasion of the island of Saaremaa, Estonia in support of Operation Beowulf II
Operation Nordwind : 1945 - German offensive in Alsace and Lorraine in northeastern France in conjunction with Wacht am Rhein  [Read More]
Operation Nussknacker : 1944 - German torpedo boat operation off Corsica, France
Operation Nürnberg : 1943 - Planned German response in case of an Allied invasion of the Iberian peninsula, centering largely around the defense of the Pyrenees passes
Operation Ochsenkopf : 1942 - German counterattacks in attempt to expand the Tunis, Tunisia perimeter
Operation Odysseus : 1944 - German naval deployment in the Adriatic Sea and Aegean Sea
Operation Oldenburg : 1940 - German aerial reconnaissance of Russia natural resources
Operation Oldenburg : 1940 - German attack on Oslo, Norway; part of Operation Weserübung  [Read More]
Operation Olivenernte : 1943 - Canceled German attack on Majaz al Bab, Tunisia
Operation Olymp : 1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Greece
Operation Orange : 1943 - German convoy off Temryuk, Southern Russia in the Sea of Azov
Operation Orkan : 1942 - Canceled German attack in the Belyov-Yukhnov area in Russia
Operation Orkan II : 1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Lublin, Poland
Operation Oskar : 1940 - German motorboat action off Dover, England, Britain
Operation Ost : 1939 - German operation in Southern Poland near the border with Czechoslovakia
Operation Ost : 1941 - German attack on Hiiumaa, an island off Estonia; part of Operation Siegfried
Generalplan Ost : 1942 - German plan for genocide throughout Europe  [Read More]
Operation Ostern : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Ostfront : 1943 - The final German operation of Scharnhorst to intercept convoy JW-55B
Fall Otto : 1937 - German plan to occupy Austria
Operation Otto : 1938 - German plan to establish a puppet government in Austria
Operation Otto : 1940 - German preparations for Operation Barbarossa  [Read More]
Operation Otto : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Grmec Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Ozren : 1941-1942 - German anti-partisan operations near Ozren, Yugoslavia
Operation Ozren : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Sunja area in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Paderborn : 1943 - The third and successful German transfer of Scharnhorst and destroyers from the Baltic Sea to Narvik, Norway
Operation Panther : 1940 - German attacks on Strasbourg, France; part of Fall Braun  [Read More]
Operation Panther : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation at Mesovan Pass in Southeastern Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Panther : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Greece
Operation Panther : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation near Kursk, Russia after Operation Zitadelle
Operation Panzerfaust : 1943 - 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 Panzerfaust : 1944 - German occupation of Hungary
Operation Parnass : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Lamia, Greece
Operation Pastorious : 1942 - German plan to sabotage industrial targets at Long Island, New York, United States
Operation Paukenschlag : 1942 - German submarine campaign against shipping off the east coast of the United States; nicknamed 'Second Happy Time'
Operation Paula : 1940 - German aerial bombing of French countryside
Operation Paula : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation north of the Sava River in Serbia, Yugoslavia
Operation Petrinja : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation at the Okucani-Lipik-Banova Jaruga-Novska area in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Petrova gora I : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Petrova gora II : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Pfingstausflug : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Polotsk and Lepel, Belorussia
Operation Pfingsten : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Prnjavor-Kotor Varoš-Teslic area in the Independent State of Croatia
Plan Kathleen : 1941 - Irish Republican Army plan to coordinate IRA and German intelligence operations; also known as Operation Artus
Plan Z : 1939 - German plan to expand the Kriegsmarine to match the strength of the British Royal Navy
Operation Planspiel III : 1940 - German breakthrough of the Maginot Line between Teting und Wittring, France  [Read More]
Planstudie 39 : 1939 - German air force research
Operation Platinfuchs : 1941 - German attack towards Murmansk, Russia from Finnish Petsamo, part of Operation Silberfuchs  [Read More]
Operation Polarfuchs : 1941 - German attack towards Kandalaksha, Russia from Finnish Lapland, part of Operation Silberfuchs  [Read More]
Operation Polarnacht : 1942 - German deployment of battleship Tirpitz from Wilhelmshaven, Germany to Trondheim, Norway
Operation Poseidon : 1943 - German operation against British troops on the Greek island of Samos; part of Operation Zwischenspiel
Operation Prijedor : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Provincia di Lubiana : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Prüfstand XII : 1944 - German program to develop submarine launched V-2 rockets
Operation Puma : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Greece
Operation R : 1942 - Japanese invasion of Rabaul, New Britain and Kavieng, New Ireland  [Read More]
Operation Rabat : 1943 - German plan to kidnap the Pope from the Vatican City
Operation Ratweek : 1944 - German ground and air attack on partisans on the Balkan peninsula
Operation Raubtier : 1942 - Canceled German attack toward the Volkhov River near Leningrad, Russia
Operation Raubvogelkäfig : 1940 - German attack on the Maginot Line; part of Fall Grün  [Read More]
Operation Raureif : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in Turbe in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Regatta : 1942 - German anti-partisan operation in the Smolensk-Gorky area in Russia
Operation Regatta I : 1943 - German artillery bombardment of the Strait of Kerch between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov
Operation Regenbogen : 1942 - The failed German attack on Arctic convoy JW-51B by Admiral Hipper and Lützow
Operation Regenbogen : 1945 - Rescinded German order to scuttle German ships at the end of the war
Operation Regenschauer : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Lepel and Polozk in Belorussia
Operation Regenschirm : 1940 - German aerial bombing of Birmingham, England, Britain
Operation Regenwurm : 1945 - German plan to move V-2 rockets to avoid Allied air strikes
Operation Reinhard : 1943 - German systematic murder of Polish intelligentia; phase I of the German 'Final Solution'  [Read More]
Operation Reinhard : 1944 - Axis occupation of ore mines in and around Ljubija in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Renate : 1941 - German motorboat action off Dover, England, Britain
Operation Renate : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation on the Murter Peninsula in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Renntier : 1941 - German occupation of Finnish Petsamo; part of Operation Silberfuchs  [Read More]
Operation Renntier : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Greece
Operation Rheinübung : 1941 - The planned German attacks on Allied shipping conducted by Bismarck and Prinz Eugen
Fall Richard : 1937 - German contingency planning for Soviet takeover of Spain
Operation Richard : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation near Razboj in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Richard : 1944 - German defense plan in case of an Allied invasion of Italy; activated after Allies launched Operation Shingle
Operation Risnjak : 1942 - Italian anti-partisan operation in coastal region of Yugoslavia
Operation Ristow : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation between Bosanski Novi and Prijedor in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation RO : 1943 - Japanese defensive plan against Allied attacks on Rabaul, New Britain
Fall Rot : 1935 - German defense planning on the western border, in tandem with Fall Blau
Fall Rot : 1937 - Planned German invasion of Czechoslovakia
Fall Rot : 1939 - German bombing of Wielun, Poland; part of Fall Wei  [Read More]
Fall Rot : 1940 - German invasion of France  [Read More]
Operation Rouen : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation at the Kalnik Mountains south of the Ludbreg-Koprivnica Line in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Rumpelkammer : 1944 - Start of the German V-1 rocket attack against London, England, Britain
Operation Rübezahl : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Montenegro, Yugoslavia
Operation Rügen : 1937 - German bombing of Guernica, Spain  [Read More]
Operation Röslein : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Macedonia, Yugoslavia
Operation Rösselsprung : 1942 - German naval operation to attack Arctic convoy PQ-17
Operation Rösselsprung : 1944 - German attempt to capture Josip Broz Tito
Operation S : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Safari : 1943 - German SS operation to disband the Danish military
Operation Salaam : 1941 - German plan to make contact with Egyptian nationalists
Operation Sandmann : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Sarajevo : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation west of the Sesvete-Varazdin road in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Schach : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Kordun and Banija regions in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Schamil : 1942 - Planned German operation to secure Caucasus oil fields in Southern Russia with paratroopers
Operation Scharnhorst : 1940 - German deceptive attack in the Saarbrücken region; part of Fall Grün
Operation Schlussjagd : 1941 - German attack at Tula, Russia during the offensive toward Moscow
Operation Schlüsselblume : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in western Slavonia in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Schnee : 1942 - German supply mission to Norway
Operation Schneegestöber : 1944 - German operation to find and capture Josip Broz Tito's headquarters in Yugoslavia
Operation Schneeman : 1945 - German offensive in the Netherlands in conjunction with Wacht am Rhein
Operation Schneeschmelze : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Zaprešic-Krapinske Toplice-Klanjec area in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Schneesturm : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Bosnia, Yugoslavia
Operation Schnepfe : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation north of Vitebsk, Belorussia in conjunction with Operation Wildente
Operation Schwarz : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in Montenegro and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia
Operation Schwarz : 1943 - German plan in the event of an Italian surrender
Operation Seehund : 1943 - German submarine mining operation
Operation Seelöwe : 1940 - Planned German invasion of Britain; Anglicized as 'Sealion'
Operation Seemöwe : 1940-1945 - German agents infiltration into Britain and Ireland
Operation Seeräuber : 1943 - Failed German landing on the island of Brac off the coast of Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Sho I : 1944 - Japanese attack of the American fleet off Leyte, Philippine Islands; part of Operation Sho-Go  [Read More]
Operation Sho II : 1944 - Japanese defense plan for Formosa and the Ryukyu Islands, Japan; part of Operation Sho-Go
Operation Sho III : 1944 - Japanese defense plan for Honshu, Japan; part of Operation Sho-Go
Operation Sho IV : 1944 - Japanese defense plan for Hokkaido, Japan; part of Operation Sho-Go
Operation Sho-Go : 1944 - Japanese defense plan against American advances toward Japan  [Read More]
Operation Siegfried : 1941 - German attack on Hiiumaa, an island off Estonia; part of Operation Beowulf II
Operation Siegfried : 1942 - German attack toward Stalingrad and the general Caucasus region in Southern Russia; part of Fall Blau
Operation Siegfried : 1943 - German plan to deploy Italian units to Southern France after Italian surrender
Operation Silberfuchs : 1941 - German attack on Murmansk, Russia; Anglicized as 'Silver Fox'  [Read More]
Operation Silberstreife : 1942 - Planned German operations against Allied convoys to Murmansk, Russia
Operation Sirio : 1942 - Italian convoy missions to Tripoli, Libya
Operation Sizilien : 1943 - German raid upon Allied occupied Spitzbergen Island, Svalbard Islands, Norway
Operation Skorpion : 1941 - Axis attack on the Halfaya Pass on the border of Libya and Egypt
Operation Skorpion : 1942 - German attack on Halfaya Pass, on the border of Libya and Egypt
Operation Sommernachtstraum : 1941 - Axis attack on British supply depots at Bir Khirreigat, Egypt
Operation Sonderaktion Krakau : 1939 - German operation to murder members of the intelligentsia at univerisites in Kraków, Poland
Operation Sonnenaufgang : 1944 - German attack on Allied units at Anzio, Italy  [Read More]
Operation Sonnenblume : 1940 - German response to British Operation Compass offensive in North Africa; deployment of the German Afrika Korps in North Africa  [Read More]
Operation Sonnenwende : 1945 - German attack of Russian troops in Choszczno, Pomerania, Germany
Operation Spark : 1940 - Planned German assassination against Adolf Hitler and coup d'état against the Nazi German government
Operation Sportpalast : 1942 - Fail German naval operation to attack Arctic convoys PQ-12 and QP-8
Operation Sportpalast : 1942 - German deployment of warships Prinz Eugen and Admiral Scheer to Norway
Operation Spätlese : 1942 - German anti-partisan operation north of Smolensk, Russia
Operation Stadthagen : 1940 - German attack on Stavanger, Norway; part of Operation Weserübung  [Read More]
Operation Stahl : 1940 - German commando operation to occupy a bridge near Veldwezelt, Belgium  [Read More]
Operation Steinadler : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Eastern Greece
Operation Steinbock : 1944 - German bombing of London and Southern England, Britain
Operation Steinschlag : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation near Otocac and Vrhovine in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Stella Polaris : 1944 - Transfer of Finnish intelligence records, equipment, and personnel to Sweden at the end of the Continuation War to avoid Soviet capture
Operation Stimmung : 1941 - German diversionary plan in support of Operation Beowulf II; part of Operation Nordwind
Operation Storch : 1944 - German flooding of parts of the Netherlands to hinder Allied advance; previously named Operation Heide
Operation Strafe : 1941 - German bombing of Belgrade, Yugoslavia; part of Operation 25
Operation Strafe : 1941 - Planned German invasion of Bulgaria
Operation Student : 1944 - German plan to restore Benito Mussolini's power in Italy
Operation Sturmflut : 1941 - German attack on Kasserine Pass, Tunisia
Operation Störfang : 1942 - German attack on Sevastopol, Ukraine
Operation Stösser : 1944 - German airborne drop behind Allied lines; part of Wacht am Rhein
Operation Sumpf : 1942 - German operation near Demyansk, south of Leningrad, Russia
Operation Sumpffieber : 1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Loknja, Ukraine
Operation Süd : 1944 - German deceptive operation at Nettuno, Italy
Operation Süd-Kroatien I : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Süd-Kroatien II : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Südwind : 1941 - German defense plan against a general uprising in occupied France
Operation Südwind : 1941 - German diversionary attack on the island of Saaremaa, Estonia in support of Operation Beowulf II
Operation Südwind : 1945 - German counter-offensive from Esztergom, Hungary
Operation T : 1942 - Japanese invasion of northern Sumatra  [Read More]
Operation Ta : 1943 - Japanese attack on Bougainville in the Solomon Islands
Operation Ta : 1944 - Japanese attack on American forces at Cape Torokina, Bougainville, Solomon Islands  [Read More]
Operation TA : 1944 - Japanese attacks in the Philippine Islands
Operation Taifun : 1941 - German offensive toward Moscow, Russia; part of Operation Barbarossa  [Read More]
Operation Take-Ichi : 1944 - Japanese convoys to the Doberai Peninsula in Western New Guinea
Operation Tan 2 : 1945 - Japanese special attack mission against the Allied anchorage at Ulithi, Caroline Islands
Operation Tanne Ost : 1944 - Failed German attempt to capture Suursaari Island, Finland in the Gulf of Finland
Operation Tanne West : 1944 - Planned German invasion of the Åland Islands in the Baltic Sea from Finland
Operation Tannenbaum : 1940 - Planned German invasion of Switzerland
Operation Tannenbaum : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the area between Bosanski Novi and Buzim in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Tannenberg : 1939 - German plan to exterminate Polish intelligentsia
Operation Tasumaki : 1944 - Planned Japanese attack on Bougainville, Solomon Islands
Operation Taube : 1940 - German mission to transport Irish Republican Army Chief of Staff Seán Russell from Germany to Ireland
Operation Taube : 1941 - German plan to support the Irish Republican Army in Ireland and Northern Ireland
Operation Taubenschlag : 1942 - Canceled German attack on Toropets, Russia
Operation Ten'ichi-Go : 1945 - Japanese naval attack against the American fleet off Okinawa, Japan; alternate name of Operation Ten-Go
Operation Ten-Go : 1945 - Japanese naval attack against the American fleet off Okinawa, Japan; alternate name of Operation Ten'ichi-Go
Operation Teslic I : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Theodor : 1943 - German convoy off Temryuk, Southern Russia in the Sea of Azov
Operation Theodora : 1940 - German intelligence gathering operation in North Africa
Operation Theseus : 1942 - Axis attack on the Allied forces in Cyrenaica, Libya and Egypt
Operation Tichwin : 1941 - German attack on Leningrad, Russia  [Read More]
Operation Tiger : 1940 - German attack on the northern portion of the Maginot Line; part of Fall Rot  [Read More]
Operation Tiger : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Greece
Operation Tintenfisch : 1942 - German seizure of Swiss exports
Operation To-Go : 1944 - Phase one of Japanese attack in Eastern China; part of Operation Ichi-Go  [Read More]
Operation Toni : 1943 - German convoy off Temryuk, Southern Russia in the Sea of Azov
Operation Trappenjagd : 1942 - German offensive in the Kerch Peninsula, Ukraine
Operation Trave : 1943 - German escort operations for blockade runners
Operation Travnik : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Treibjagd : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Yugoslavia
Operation Treuebruch : 1944 - German occupation of the Bulgarian-held Skopje region of Macedonia, Yugoslavia
Operation Trio : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in Bosnia and Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Trojanisches Pferd : 1940 - German operation to secure the bridge near Nijmegen in the Netherlands
Operation Trojanisches Pferd : 1944 - German occupation of Budapest, Hungary; part of Operation Margarethe I
Operation Trolist : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Zaistovec-Preseka region in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Trondheim : 1940 - German movement across the Albert Canal against Fort Eben-Emael in Belgium
Operation Tuzla II : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation U : 1942 - Japanese invasion of Burma
Operation U-Go : 1944 - Japanese assault on Imphal and Kohima, India  [Read More]
Operation Uljan : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation on the island of Ugljan off the coast of the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Ulm : 1943 - Planned German aerial bombing operation against Russian industries in the Ural Mountains
Operation Ulrich : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Kozara Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Una-Sava Bend : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Ungewitter : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Papuk Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Ursula : 1936-1939 - German submarine operation in support of Francisco Franco's naval forces during the Spanish Civil War
Operation Ursula : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Rogachev, Belorussia
Operation Varazdin : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Kalnik Mountains between Varazdin and Krizevci in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Venezia : 1941 - German advance toward the British Gazala Line near Bir Hakeim, Libya
Operation Venezie : 1942 - German advance against the British Gazala Line toward Tobruk, Libya
Operation Verrat : 1944 - German attack on forces of Dragoljub Mihailovic in Yugoslavia
Operation Verrat : 1944 - German attack on forces of Napoleon Zervas in Greece
Operation Vierecke : 1942 - German anti-partisan operation in Bryansk, Russia
Operation Virovitica : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Višegrad : 1941 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Vogelsang : 1942 - German anti-partisan operation in the Roslawl and Bryansk region of Russia
Wacht am Rhein : 1944 - German offensive in the Ardennes; Anglicized as 'Watch on the Rhine'  [Read More]
Operation Wal : 1940 - Aborted German plan to coordinate actions with Scottish and Welsh nationalist groups
Operation Waldrausch : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in the Balkans
Operation Waldteufel : 1945 - German anti-partisan operation in Budapest, Hungary
Operation Waldwinter : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation north of Vitebsk, Belorussia
Operation Walfisch : 1940 - Aborted German plan to land an agent in Ireland
Operation Walküre : 1944 - German attempt to overthrow Adolf Hitler, written under the cover of a plan to foil potential worker rebellions; Anglicized as 'Valkyre'
Operation Walzertraum : 1944 - German landing on the island of Hvar off the coast of Croatia, Yugoslavia; part of Operation Herbstgewitter III and Operation Herbstgewitter IV
Operation Wasserkante : 1939 - German aerial bombing of Warsaw, Poland
Operation Weber : 1941 - German naval operation off the coast of Southern England, Britain
Operation Wei : 1942 - German anti-partisan operations in Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Weihnachtsmann : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in the Balkans
Fall Weiß : 1939 - German invasion of Poland  [Read More]
Operation Weiß I : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Sarajevo, Bosnia, Yugoslavia
Operation Weiß II : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Sarajevo, Bosnia, Yugoslavia; continuation of Operation Weiß I
Operation Werewolf : 1945 - German anti-partisan operation in Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Werewolf : 1945 - German fighter deployment against Allied bombing
Operation Weserübung : 1940 - German invasion of Denmark and Norway  [Read More]
Operation Weserübung Nord : 1940 - German attack on Trondheim and Narvik, Norway; part of Operation Weserübung  [Read More]
Operation Weserübung Sud : 1940 - German attack on Bergen, Kristiansand, and Oslo, Norway; part of Operation Weserübung  [Read More]
Operation Wespennest I : 1940 - German destruction of rail links between Switzerland and France
Operation Wespennest II : 1940 - German destruction of rail links between Switzerland and France
Operation West : 1941 - German attack on Hiiumaa, an island off Estonia; part of Operation Siegfried
Operation West-Bosnien : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Weststurm : 1941 - German naval operation in support of Operation Beowulf II
Operation Weststurm : 1944 - German naval bombardment of Sworbe, Estonia
Operation Westwind : 1941 - German diversionary plan in support of Operation Beowulf II
Operation Wiesengrund : 1942 - German occupation of the Fisherman's Peninsula in northern Scandinavia
Operation Wiking : 1943 - German operations in the Caucasus region of Southern Russia
Operation Wikinger : 1940 - Sortie by German destroyers into the North Sea
Operation Wikinger : 1944 - German offensive in the islands off the Dalmatian coast of Yugoslavia
Operation Wildente : 1940 - German naval and air operation in Trondheim, Norway
Operation Wildente : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation north of Vitebsk, Belorussia in conjunction with Operation Schnepfe
Operation Wildsau : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Russia
Operation Wildsau : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Tuzla, Bosnia, Yugoslavia
Operation Wildsau : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation west of the railroad connecting Ðurmanec and Krapinske Toplice in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Wilhelm : 1942 - German operation against Volchansk, Russia
Operation Windstoss : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Winkelreid : 1942 - German operation within the Demyansk Pocket near Leningrad, Russia
Operation Winterende : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Slovenia, Yugoslavia; part of Operation Frühlingsanfang
Operation Wintergewitter : 1944 - Axis attack on the Americans in the Appennine Mountains, Italy
Operation Wintermärchen : 1942 - German attack between the Volga and Don Rivers
Operation Wintermärchen : 1944 - German attack on American troops in Italy
Operation Winterzauber : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Lithuania
Operation Wolke : 1942 - German transfer to troops to Norway
Operation Wolkenbruch : 1943 - Failed German anti-partisan operation in Northern Yugoslavia
Operation Wulf : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Kordun in Bosnia, Banovina and Turopolje in Croatia, Yugoslavia
Operation Wulf : 1944 - German anti-partisan operation in Thessaloniki, Greece
Operation Wunderland : 1942 - German anti-shipping operation in Kara Sea and Barents Sea by warship Admiral Scheer
Operation Wunderland II : 1943 - Planned German naval operation involving warship Admiral Scheer in the Siberian Sea
Operation Yarmouth : 1943 - German artillery bombardment of Yeysk, Russia
Operation Z : 1941 - Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, United States  [Read More]
Operation Zagorje : 1943 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Kalnik Mountains in the Novi Marof area in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Zahnarzt : 1945 - German operation in the area of Molsheim, France and Zabern, Germany
Operation Zarin : 1942 - German mining action off Novaya Zemlya archipelago in the Arctic Ocean by Admiral Hipper and destroyers
Operation Zauberflöte : 1942 - German operation to maneuver damaged Prinz Eugen from Trondheim, Norway to Kiel, Germany
Operation Zenica-Zavidovici : 1942 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Zeppelin : 1944 - Failed German operation to destroy powerplants in Moscow, Russia
Operation Zerberus : 1942 - 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 Ziethen : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Livno, Bosnia, Yugoslavia
Operation Ziethen : 1943 - Planned German evacuation from the Demyansk Pocket near Leningrad, Russia
Operation Zigeunerbaron : 1943 - German anti-partisan operation in Bryansk, Russia
Operation Zitadelle : 1943 - German offensive at Kursk, Russia  [Read More]
Operation Zitronella : 1943 - German raid against a Norwegian/British station at the Svalbard Islands
Operation Zumberak IV : 1944 - Axis anti-partisan operation in the Plesivica Mountains in the Independent State of Croatia
Operation Zwischenspiel : 1943 - German attack on the Greek island of Samos; part of Operation Leopard



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