Code Names

ABERDEEN Chindit stronghold near Manhton, Burma
ALBACORE Operation plan of Chinese Army in India to retake north Burma
ALBACORE ONE Plan for defense of the Ledo Base
ALBACORE TWO Plan providing for occupation of Shingbwiyang on D plus 15 and for sending patrols to the lines of the Tarung and Tanai streams
ALBACORE THREE Plan in four phases: Phase 3A--seizure of Jambu Bum; 3B--seizure of the Lonkin-Kamaing line; 3C--seizure of Mogaung and Myitkyina; 3D--seizure of Katha and Bhamo
ANAKIM Plan to retake Burma and open the line of communications to China through the port of Rangoon
ANVIL Amphibious assault on southern France
AQUILA Code name for Task Force, Tenth Air Force, and Headquarters, Tenth Air Force, New Delhi
ARCADIA Washington Conferences, December 1941-January 1942
AXIOM Mission sent to Washington and London in February 1944 by SEAC to urge CULVERIN
BLACKPOOL Chindit block on railway near Namkwin, Burma
BROADWAY Airstrip about fifty miles northeast of Indaw, Burma, used by Chindits
BUCCANEER Plan for amphibious operation in the Andaman Islands
BULLDOZER Small-scale amphibious operation briefly pushed by Admiral Mountbatten after cancellation of PIGSTICK
CAPITAL Offensive to recapture north Burma, 1944
CHAMPION SEAC's plan for Burma operations as of December 1943
CULVERIN Plan for an attack against Netherlands Indies
DIXIE U.S. Army observer group sent to Communist China
DRACULA Plan for airborne and amphibious assault on port of Rangoon, 1944
END RUN Task force of GALAHAD survivors used in drive for Myitkyina
GALAHAD Code name for American long-range penetration groups
GALVANIC Occupation of key points in the Gilbert Islands
GASPER Striking force for defense of Tinsukia-Nazira line of communications, April 1944
GRIPFAST Plan for an attack on north and central Burma, a modification of TARZAN
ICHIGO Over-all Japanese operation for east China, 1944
KIKU Japanese 18th Division's code name
KOGO Japanese plan to clear the Chinese off the railway lines north of the Yangtze River


LEDO STRIPTEASE Plan for 22d Division to move into Shingbwiyang area when the Nambyu-Tawang river lines were secured. One of its regiments would protect the 38th Division's right flank, the other would fly to Fort Hertz
MATTERHORN Plan to place B-29's in CBI
MERCHANT OF VENICE Code signal indicating capture of Myitkyina
OCTAGON Quebec Conference, September 1944
OKLAHOMA File Stilwell's personal file of messages about his recall
OVERLORD Plan for the invasion of northwest Europe, spring 1944
PEANUT Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek
PIGSTICK Assault on Mayu peninsula aimed at Akyab
QUADRANT Quebec Conference, August 1943
QUARTERBACK General Stilwell
RAINBOW Y-FOS plan for Salween offensive
ROCKBOTTOM CBI Theater plan for Hump deliveries, fall 1943
SEXTANT Cairo Conference, November-December, 1943
SHO Japanese plans for decisive operation, western Pacific, summer, fall, 1944
TIGAR 1 C, TIG-1C Ledo-Myitkyina-Kunming Road project
TIGAR 26 A, TIG-26A Project to move supplies for the Fourteenth Air Force over the line of communications Kunming-Chanyi-Kweiyang-Liuchow-Kweilin to be distributed among the east China airfields
TOGO Japanese plan in three phases: capture of Heng-yang; capture of Kweilin and Liuchow; capture of Nanning, opening of Canton-Hankow railroad and overrunning of Fourteenth Air Force's fields at Suichuan and Nanhsiung
TORA Japanese map maneuvers designed to test intentions and capabilities of enemies in the Pacific and China area, winter, 1943
TOREADOR Airborne landing by two divisions in central Burma
TRIDENT Washington Conference, May 1943
TWILIGHT Plan to bomb Japan through Chinese bases
U Operation Japanese attack on Imphal
UTOPIA Seizure of Andaman Islands
WHITE CITY Chindit stronghold near Mawlu, Burma
X-RAY Force Chinese Army in India
Y-Force American sponsored Chinese divisions in Yunnan
Y-FOS Y-Force Operations Staff (American)
ZEBRA Force U.S.-sponsored Chinese divisions in east China
Z-FOS Z-Force Operations Staff (American)


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