CODENAME English Translation Y/N FORCES INVOLVED DATE THEATRE DESCRIPTION
Triebjagd Y German ?? Balkans Anti-partisan operation.
Blau Blue Y German c1938-39 NW Europe Pre war Luftwaffe plans for operations against England.
Otto Y German 12 Mar. 1938 NW Europe Plan for the take over of Austria.
Weiss White Y German 1 Sep. 1939 Cent. Europe The invasion of Poland by the German army, the first campaign of the war.
Coast Y German 25 Sep. 1939 Poland Heavy bombing raid by the Luftwaffe on Warsaw.
Nordmark Y German Feb. 1940 NW Europe Fleet operations by the Kriegsmarine, the German Navy.
Wikinger Y German Feb. 1940 NW Europe Kreigsmarine destroyer sortie in the Dogger Bank.
Hartmut Y German Apr. 1940 Norway U-boat patrols mounted off the Norwegian coast before and during WESERUBUNG
Weserubung Exercise Weser Y German 7 Apr. 1940 Norway The invasion of Norway and Denmark.
Gelb, Fall case Yellow Y German 10 May. 1940 NW Europe Invasion of France and the Low Countries.
Rot red Y German 6 Jun. 1940 NW Europe The offensive mounted on the Somme River resulting in the final conquest of France.
Baer Bear Y German 15 Jun. 1940 NW Europe Assault on the Maginot Line area of French border
Grunpfeil Green Arrow Y German 30 Jun. 1940 NW Europe The seizure of the British Channel Islands by German forces following the victory in France.
Juno Y German 4 - 8 Jun. 1940 Norway Kreigsmarine counterattack mounted against retreating Royal Navy forces in the aftermath of the allied withdrawal from Narvik, Norway.
Hummel Y German Aug. 1940 NW Europe Plan launced to gather intelligence in support of SEELOEWE.
Loege Theatrebox Y German 7 Sep. 1940 NW Europe 65 day long series of air attacks mounted on London.
Adlertag Eagle day Y German 15 Sep. 1940 NW Europe Full scale assault on Britain by the Luftwaffe’s Luftflotten X & V
Mondscheinsonate Moonlight Sonata Y German 14 Nov. 1940 NW Europe The large bombing raid mounted against Coventry.
Marianne Y German Dec. 1940 NW Europe MTB operation mounted off the coast of Dover, England
Oskar Y German Dec. 1940 NW Europe MTB operations in the sea off Dover, England.
Herbstreise Autumn Journey Y German Autumn 1940 NW Europe Plan to carry out a feint invasion of the English East coast using forces from Norway in conjunction with SEELOEWE
Seeloewe Sealion N German Autumn 1940 NW Europe The plan to invade mainland England
Ikarus N German c1940 Atlantic Plan to land forces in Iceland and set up a base there.
Grun Green N German c1940 NW Europe Planned attack or deception plan for an attack on Southern Ireland in conjunction with SEALION
Lichtmeer Y German Summer 1940 NW Europe Luftwaffe air attacks on RAF Bomber Command bases.
Fritz male name N German Winter 1940 East Front Original codename for Unt. BARBOROSSA, changed on 16.Dec.1940
Isabella N German c1940/1941 NW Europe Early contingency plan for the occupation of the Iberian Peninsula.
Renate Y German Jan. 1941 NW Europe MTB operations in the sea off Dover, England.
Weber Y German Jan. 1941 NW Europe Kreigsmarine operation mounted on the south coast of England.
Berlin City Name Y German Early 1941 Atlantic Two month commerce raiding cruise by the warships Scharnhorst & Gneisenau in the Atlantic
Felix male Name N German cFeb. 1941 Mediterranean The plan for German forces to assault and capture Gibraltar.
Augsburg A/B A German City Y German Feb. & Mar. 1941 resp. NW Europe Motor Torpedo Boat operations off the Coast of Eastbourne, UK.
Gaudo Y Italian 26 Mar. 1941 Mediterranean A sortie by the Italian fleet against British ships north of Crete.
Castigo Y German 6 Apr. 1941 Balkans Bombing raid against Belgrade by Luftwaffe.
Marita Y German 6 Apr. 1941 Balkans The invasion of Greece from Bulgaria.
Strafe Punishment Y German 6 Apr. 1941 Balkans The German invasion of Yugoslavia
Hannibal Y German 26 Apr. 1941 Balkans The capture of bridge over the Corinth canal by 2nd FS Reg.
Rhineubung Rhine exercise Y German c May. 1941 Atlantic The sea raiding campaign by the warships Bismarck and Prinz Eugen.  Bismarck lost in battle.
Merkur Mercury Y German 20 May. 1941 Mediterranean The air & sea borne invasion of Crete.
Blaufuchs Bluefox Y German Jun. 1941 Arctic The movement to and build-up of XXXVIth Corps in Finland for Operation SILVERFOX
Renntier Y German Jun. 1941 East Front Attack mounted against Murmansk, Russia in conjunction with BARBOROSSA
Silberfuchs Silver fox Y German Jun. 1941 East Front Offensive mounted by German forces in Central Finland in conjunction with BARBOROSSA with the aim of cutting the Murmansk railway.
Barbarossa Germanic Leader Y German 21 Jun. 1941 East Front The German invasion of the Soviet Union.
Aster Y German Sep. 1941 East Front Evacuation of Estonia by Whermacht forces.
Beowulf I Y German Sep. 1941 East Front Invasion of the Estonian Islands from the Latvian Courland Peninsula.
Beowulf II Y German 8 Sep. 1941 East Front Plan to  invade the Estonian Islands from the Estonian coast in the event of a rapid defeat of Russian forces in Estonia..
Taifun Taifun Y German 30 Sep. 1941 East Front Renewed offensive by German army in an effort to capture Moscow before the Winter.
Siegfried Y German Oct. 1941 East Front Invasion of Hiiumaa Island, off the Estonian coast.
Karlsbad Y German 14 Oct. 1941 East Front Anti-partisan sweep carried out on the River Berezina behind Army Group Centre, between Minsk and Smolensk. The first planned anti-partisan operation mounted by German forces.
Alpenveilchen Alpine Violet Y German c1941 Balkans Plan to provide support to beleaguered Italian army in Italo-Greeco War by sending Whermacht forces to join the campaign.
Artur Male Name N German c1941 NW Europe Planned operation to support IRA activities in Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Attila Ancient Leader N German c1941 NW Europe Contingency plan for the annexation of Vichy in emergency.
Haifisch I/II Shark N German c1941 NW Europe Plans to carry out a feint operation against Britain in conjunction with BARBOROSSA.
Harpune harpoon N German c1941 NW Europe Plan to carry out a feint invasion of the English East coast using forces from Norway in conjunction with BARBOROSSA
Taube Dove N German c1941 NW Europe Plan to support activities by the IRA in Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Viking Raid N German c1941 NW Europe Planned parachute and glider invasion of Northern Ireland.
Sonnenblume Sunflower Y German Spring 1941 North Africa The German intervention in North Africa involving the sending of the DAK.
Gisela N German 1942 - 43 Mediterranean Contingency plan for the capture of the Southern Pyrenees-exits and N Spanish harbours in the event of Allied landings in Spain
Paukenschlag Drumroll Y German Jan. 1942 Atlantic The U-Boat campaign carried out off the US east coast following the US entry into the war.
Theseus Y Axis 21 Jan. 1942 North Africa The counterattack by Axis forces from El Agela position into Cyrenica, Libya
Derfflinger N German Feb. 1942 East Front Planned offensive by German 9 and 16 AOK's with the intention that both formations would meet at Ostazchkov, Russia.
Malaria Malaria Y German 9 Feb. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan sweep near Osipovichi, Russia.
Cerberus Y German 11 Feb. 1942 NW Europe The channel dash made by the German cruisers, Scharnhorst, Gneisenau & Prinz Eugen, from France to home port in Germany.
Bettelstab N German Feb. - July 1942 East Front Plan  for 18 AOK offensive against the Orainenbaum pocket west of Leningrad.
Marzfieber March Fever Y German Mar. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan sweep in White Russia.
Raudtier Predator N German Mar. 1942 East Front Plan for operation against the Red Army Volkhov Pocket.
Sportspalast Y German Mar. 1942 Norway German naval sortie against Allied convoy PQ12 to Northern Russia.
Storfang Sturgeon trap Y German 6 May. 1942 East Front The attack and capture of Sevastopol by 11 AOK in the lead up to BLAU.
Bamberg Y German 19 Mar. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan sweep near Bobruisk. See MUNICH
Munchen Munich Y German 19 Mar. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out near Yelyna - Dorogubuzh, Russia.
Nordpol North Pole N German Mar. - May 1942 East Front Plan for operation by the 9 AOK in the Nelidovo - Bjeloj area east of Moscow.
Trio Y Axis Apr. 1942 Balkans Anti-partisan operation in Slovenia by German, Italian and Croat forces. Known as the "Third Offensive"
Fallreep Y German Apr. 1942 East Front Operations by the encircled forces in the Fortress Demjansk in conjunction with BRUCKENSCLAG
Gotz von Berlichingen Y German Apr. 1942 East Front Air attacks by Luftflotte 1 on the Russian Baltic fleet at anchor at Leningrad, a continuation of EISSTOSS.
Landbrueke Y German Apr. 1942 - Feb 1943 East Front The holding of the land corridor to the town of Demyansk in the area of 16 AOK
Eisstoß Ice Push Y German 4 - 30 Apr. 1942 East Front Campaign by Luftflotte 1 to destroy the Russian Baltic fleet at anchor in Kronstadt and Leningrad.  Not totally successful and called off on 30 April.
Elch Elk Y German 7 Apr. 1942 Norway The sending of reinforcements to Norway.
Olymp Olympic Y German May. 1942 Balkans Anti-partisan raid carried out in Greece.
Fredericus II Y German May. 1942 East Front The follow-on attack on Kupjansk following Fredericus I.
Hannover I/II Y German May. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan perations by 4 PzAOK south of Vjcesma and on the Upper Dneiper.
Trappenjadg Turkey Hunt Y German 8 May. 1942 East Front The clearance of the Kerch Peninsula before BLAU
Wilhelm Y German 10 - 15 May 1942 East Front Action by 6 AOK against Voltchansk, Russia.
Fredericus I Germanic leader Y German 17 May. 1942 East Front The attack by 6 AOK on the Russian army salient at Kharkov, UK.
Venezia Y Axis 26 May. 1942 North Africa Axis assault on the southern Gazala-Bir Hakeim line.
Skorpion Y German 27 May. 1942 North Africa The recapture of the Halfaya Pass by Axis forces.
Bustard Y German 8 - 18 May 1942 East Front The recapture of the Kerch Isthmus in the Crimea in preparation for the invasion of the Caucasus.
Orkan Hurricane N German May-June. 1942 East Front Plan for an offensive by AG Centre, in the Bjelew-Suchinitshi-Vuchnow area
Kreml Kremlin Y German May - Jul. 1942 East Front Deception measures taken in the run up to the 1942 offensive in southern Ukraine, Unt. BLAU.
MI Y Japanese Jun. 1942 Cent. Pac. The attempted invasion of Midway Island and the occupation of points in the Aleutian islands chain
Maikaefer Cockshafer Y German Jun. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out near Bobruisk, USSR
Kottbus City name Y German 5 Jun. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan sweep carried out in the Polotsk - Lepel - Borisov region.
Vogelsang Birdsong Y German 5 Jun. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan operation in the Roslaval-Bryansk area by 2 PzAOK. (See also KOTTBUS)
Pastorius Y German 12 Jun. 1942 North America The landing of spies in N America by U-Boat.
Blau Blue Y German 28 Jun. 1942 East Front German offensive in southern USSR (by North wing of AG South against Voronezh)
Rosselsprungen Knights Move Y German Jul. 1942 Arctic The attack against the Allied PQ-17 convoy by Luftwafe and Kreigsmarine units in Norway.
Clausewitz German leader Y German Jul. 1942 East Front The second phase of Army Group A’s summer offensive into the Caucasus.
Dampfhammer Steamhammer Y German cJul. 1942 East Front Planned third phase to the 1942 summer offensive in the southern USSR.
Feuerzauber N German cJul. 1942 East Front Early name for the NORDLICHT operation.
Georg Y German Jul. 1942 East Front Plan to attack and capture Leningrad, early name for FEUERZAUBER.
Dora Y German Jul. 1942 North Africa A raid by members of the Brandenburg Commandos into southern Libya in an effort to disrupt Allied trans-Africa supply routes.
Seydlitz Y German 2 - 12 Jul. 1942 East Front Operation carried out by 9th AOK in the area around Bjeloj, Russia.
Swampflower Y German 6 Jul. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out in the Dorogobuzh region, Russia.
Adler Eagle Y German 20 Jul. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan sweep near Chechevichi, Belorussia
MO Y Japanese 21 Jul. 1942 SW Pac. The Japanese offensive against Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Braunschweig Place name Y German 23 Jul. 1942 East Front Revision to Operation BLUE, involving simultaneous trusts towards the Caucasus Mtns. and Stalingrad, Russia
Klauberterman Y Axis Jul.- Nov. 1942 East Front Seaborne operation mounted on Lake Ladgoda at Leningrad by German and Italian light surface units.
Wirbelwind Klein Little Whirlwind Y German Aug. 1942 East Front Attack launched by 2nd Pz AOK near Suchinitschi, Russia
Wunderland Y German Aug. 1942 Norway An operation carried out by the warship Admiral Scheer in the Kara Sea.
KA-GO Y Japanese Aug. 1942 Solomon’s The naval reinforcement of Guadalcanal Island using naval vessels.
Wirbelwind Whirlwind N German 11 Aug. 1942 East Front Plan for an offensive from the area of Suchinishi, south of Moscow by 2 PzAOK and 4 AOK.
Grief Griffon Y German 14 Aug. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan sweep mounted in the Orsha-Vitebsk area.
Winkelkreid Angle Marsh Y German Aug. - Sep. 1942 East Front Operation by forces in the Demyansk pocket in an effort to consolidate the connection with 16 AOK.
Dreiecke Y German Sep. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out in the Bryansk area, Belorussia
Herbstlaub Autumn Leaf N German Sep. 1942 East Front Planned operation by 4 PzAOK in the Cacasus Mtns with the intention of destroying Russian forces between Krasnoarmeisk and Beketovka.
Herbstzeitlose Autumn Flower N German Sep. 1942 East Front Planned operation by 6 AOK to push on North between the Don and Volga rivers.
Vierecke Quadrangle Y German Sep. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out near Bryansk.
Wintermaechen Winter Fairy Tale N German Sep. 1942 East Front Plan for an attack to be launched from the front of the Italian Eight army against a Russian Don bridgehead.
Nordsee North Sea Y German 2 Sep. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out near Mogilev agaisnt partisans threatening the LoC to Smolensk.
Spatlese Late harvest Y German 18 Sep. 1942 East Front Operation carried out north of Smolensk.
Attika Y German 23 Sep. 1942 East Front Offensive by Army Group A against Tuapse in the Caucasus.
Beta Beta Y Axis Oct. 1942 Balkans Anti-partisan operation by Italian and Croat (NDH) forces near Livno, Yugoslavia.
Eisbaer Polar Bear Y German 3 Oct. 1943 Aegean The counter attack against British forces on Cos Island.
Regatta Y German 3 Oct. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan sweep carried out behind Army Group Centre in the Gorky- Smolensk area.
Jacob Y German 8 Oct. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan sweep north of Uzda, Russia
Alfa Alpha Y Axis 5 - 11 Oct. 1942 Balkans Anti-partisan operation by Italian and Croat (Chetnik) forces around Neretva, Yugoslavia.
Puszta Y German Oct. - Nov. 1942 East Front Operation carried out by 16 AOK to close the gap between Pusynja - Dedno area, Russia.
Frieda Female name Y German Nov. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out by forces behind Army group Centre.
Sumpf Marsh Y German Nov. 1942 East Front Plan for an attack North from the Stara Russa area, Russia, with the aim of consolodating the connection with Fortress Demyansk
Kamelie Y German Nov. 1942 Mediterranean Occupation of Corsica Island
Wolke Cloud Y German Nov. 1942 Norway Transfer of German Army units to Norway.
Anton Male name Y German 09 Nov. 1942 NW Europe Annexation of unoccupied Vichy France following  the allied landings (TORCH) in North Africa
Lila Lilac Y German 9 Nov. 1942 NW Europe The seizure of Toulon naval base following the allied landings in operation TORCH
Braun Brown Y German 09 Nov. 1942 Tunisia German build up in Tunisia following Allied Operation TORCH
Munchen II Y German Dec. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan operation near Radoshkovichi, White Russia.
Schnee Snow Y German Dec. 1942 Norway The sending of reinforcements to Norway.
Donnerschlag Thunderbolt Y German 22/23 Dec. 1942 East Front Plan for the trapped 6 AOK to break out of the Russian encirclement and meet up with AG Don’s relief forces.
Regenbogen Rainbow Y German 31 Dec. 1942 Norway Kriegsmarine operation in the Barents Sea against Allied convoys.
Blucher Germanic Leader Y German Autumn 1942 East Front Attack by the Eleventh AOK across the Kerch Strait into the Kuban Penn. in the Caucasus.
Bluecher Germanic Leader N German Autumn 1942 East Front Plan for Third Pz.AOK offensive SW of Rzhev
Bluecher II Germanic Leader Y German Autumn 1942 East Front Crossing by German-Rumanian forces across the Kerch Strait on to the Taman Penn..
Edelweiss N German Autumn . 1942 East Front Plan for AG A to capture the Baku oil-fields in the Caucasus Mtns.
Lachsfang Salmontrap N German Autumn 1942 East Front Plan for a combined Finnish-German attack on the Murmansk railway.
Lichtschlag N German Autumn 1942 East Front Plan for a push north of Cholm, Russia to the Lovat River.
Maus Mouse Y German Autumn 1942 East Front Army Group A's offensive into the Caucasus mountains.
Nordlicht Northern Lights N German Autumn 1942 East Front A plan to attack and capture the city of Leningrad.
Schamil N German Autumn 1942 East Front Plan for an airborne assault by Army Group A on the Maikop Oilfields in the Cacasus
Siegfried Y German Autumn 1942 East Front Army Group B's offensive against Stalingrad.
Taubenschlag Dovecot N German Autumn 1942 East Front Plan for an attack by 11 AOK on Toropets, Russia
Herkules Hercules N Axis c1942 Mediterranean Proposed joint attack by Axis forces, with the aim of capturing the island of Malta.
Ilona N German c1942 NW Europe A later plan, replacing ISABELLA, concerning the occupation of the Iberian Peninsula.
Moewe I Seagull N German c1942 NW Europe Plan to use special agents to sabotage aluminium works in the South of Scotland by Abwher
Nordpol Y German c1942 NW Europe A campaign of interdiction against allied secret agents being dropped into Holland.
Tannenbaum Christmas Tree N German c1942 NW Europe Operational plan for an invasion of Switzerland if required.
Aida Female Name Y Axis Jun/July 1942 North Africa Offensive against British Eight Army
Brueckenschlag Bridge throw Y German Spring 1942 East Front The establishment of an overland connection to Fortress Demjansk, Russia, which had been besieged the previous winter.
Klette I Burr Y German Spring 1942 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out near Bryansk
Fischreiher Kingfisher N German Summer 1942 East Front Plan for German forces to follow the capture of Stalingrad with an advance on Astrakhan on the Caspian Sea.
Schlingflanze Climber Plant N German Summer 1942 East Front Plan to increase the size of the landbridge between Demjansk and Staraya Russa.
Weisengrund Meadowland N German Summer 1942 East Front Plan to Clear the Fishermans Penninsula, ?.
Burdock Y German Jan. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan sweep in the vicinity of Kletnya.
Eisbaer polar Bear Y German Jan. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation in the Bryansk and Dmitriev region, Russia.
Winterzauber Winter Magic Y German Jan. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan sweep mounted in Lituania.
Olivenernte Olive Crop N German Jan. 1943 NW Africa Plan to capture Medjex el Bab in Tunisia.
Wildsau Wild Boar Y German 8 Jan. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out by 2nd PzAOK.
Erntefest I Harvest Festival Y German 18 Jan. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried West of Ossipovichi, Russia.
Eilbote I Messenger Y German 18 Jan. 1943 Tunisia An attack by German forces on French forces on the Eastern Dorsale, Tunisian border.
Courier Y Axis 18 Jan. 1943 Tunisia Attack by axis forces around Pont-du-Fahrs against UK Eighth Army.
Weiss I White Y German 20 Jan. - 15 Feb. 1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in Western Bosnia.  (Fourth Offensive)
Erntefest II Harvest Festival Y German 28 Jan.-Feb. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out west of Minsk - Slutsk road, Belo.
Eilbote II N German Jan./Feb. 1943 Tunisia Planned extension of EILBOTE I involving a move on the town of Pichon.
Hasenjagd Hare Chase Y German 6 Feb. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out near Gomel, Russia.
Ursula Y German 12 Feb. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan sweep in the Rogachev area, Russia
Fruhlingswind Spring Wind Y German 14 Feb. 1943 NW Africa Offensive launched at the Said Pass - Kasserine Pass against II (US) Corps by the 5 PzAOK.
Morgenluft Morning Air Y German 14 Feb. 1943 Tunisia The armour attack against Gafsa by Italian First Army after FRUELINGSWIND.
Sturmflut Stormflood Y German 19 - 22 Feb. 1943 NW Africa German attack on the Kasserine Pass, Tunisia.
Weiss II White Y German 25 Feb. - March 1943 Balkans Continuation of WEISS I on the Neretva River
Ochsenkopf Oxhead Y German 26 Feb. 1943 NW Africa Offensive mounted from Mateur against Allied forces by 5 PzAOK towards Beja and Mejez el Bab.
Ausladung Unloading Y German 26 Feb. 1943 Tunisia An attack in the Sedjenine Valley area of north Tunisia to gain more ground, at same time as OXHEAD attack.
Weiss III White N German March. 1943 Balkans The abortive Italian contribution to the WEISS plan. Intended to disarm Chetnik forces in Bosnia.
Waldwinter Forest Winter Y German Mar. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out north of Vitebsk, Russia.
Bueffel Buffalo Y German 02 Mar. 1943 East Front Evacuation of the Rzhev salient by Army Group Centre.
Braun Brown Y Axis 20 Mar. - 8 Apr. 1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in the Psunj-Papuk area, Yugoslavia.
Donnerschlag Thunderbolt Y German Mar.-Apr. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out on the River Obdol, Russia.
Ferkul Piglet Y German Apr. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation nr Bryansk by 3 PzAOK.
Habicht hawk N German Apr. 1943 East Front Operation (planned?) by German Army Group South in Russia.
Hamburg Y German Apr. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out by 2 PzAOK near Bryansk.
I-GO Y Japanese Apr. 1943 SW Pac. Air offensive launched by the Japanese airforces based in the Northern Solomon’s.
Magicflute Y German 17 Apr. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan sweep in the vicinity of Minsk, Russia.
Fliederbluete Lilac Blossom Y German 20/21 Apr. 1943 Tunisia Spoiling attack by German forces against V (British) Corps positions on "Banana" Ridge
Draufganger Daredevil Y German Apr.-May 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out in Borsov-Lepel Region, Russia.
Zigeunerbaron Gipsy Baron Y German 16 May. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out near Bryansk, Russia
Schwartz Black Y German 20 May. - 15 Jun. 1943 Balkans Anti-Partisan operation mounted in NW Montenegro & SE Herzegovina.  (The Fifth Offensive in Yugoslav terms)
Kormorant Cormorant Y German 22 May. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan sweep mounted near Minsk and Borisov.
Freischuetz Marksman Y German May/Jun. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation north of Bryansk by 3 PzAOK.
Nachbarhilfe I & II Y German Jun. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operations carried out in the Bryansk area by AG Centre.
Tiger Y German 13 Jun. 1940 NW Europe The attack by Armee Gruppe C on the Northern Maginot Line, France
Gunther Y German 2 Jul. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out near Manily, in the Smolensk area prior to ZITADELLE
Zitadelle Citadel Y German 9 Jul. 1943 East Front Offensive launced against the Russian Kursk salient by the German Army. 
Hermann Y German 15 Jul. 43 East Front Anti-partisan sweep lasting one month between Vilna and Polotsk.
Hagen Y German Aug. 1943 East Front The evacuation of the Orel salient folowing the Russian KUTUSOV offensive.
Krimhilde Y German Aug. 1943 East Front The evacuation of the Kuban Bridgehead by 17 AOK.
Lehrgang Y German 11 - 17 Aug. 1943 Italy The evacuation of German forces from Sicily island to the Italian mainland
Gama Gamma Y German 17 Aug. 1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation in Yugoslavia.
Konstantin Y German Sep. 1943 Balkans Contingency plans for the takeover of Italian occupied areas in Yugoslavia in the event of an Italian collapse.
Feuerstein Flintstone Y German Sep. 1943 Italy Security sweep by German forces in the Italian Alps with the aim of securing the passes through the mountains following the collapse of Italy.
Siegfried Y German Sep. 1943 NW Europe The occupation of the areas of Southern France garrisoned by the Fourth Italian Army by German forces following Italian collapse
Achse Axis Y German 08 Sep. 1943 Italy German take over of Italy
Eiche Oak Y German 12 Sep. 1943 Italy The rescue of B. Mussolini from the Gran Sasso.
Wolkenbruch Y German 22 Sep. - 1 Nov. 1943 Balkans Unsucessful anti-partisan operation mounted in Northern yugoslavia designed to destroy guerilla forces there. Thwarted by developments in Italy.
Poseidon Y German Oct. 1943 Aegean Counterattack mounted against British forces on Samos Island.
Herbstgewitter I Autumn Thunder Y German 23 Oct. - 11 Nov. 1943 Balkans The clearing of the Peljesac Penninsula, Croatia prior to HERBSTGEWITTER I
Seeraeuber Pirate ? Y German 23 Oct. 1943 - 11 Nov. 1943 Balkans An unsuccessful landing by Croatian (NDH) Ustasha forces on Brac Island in the adriatic
Panther Panther Y German Oct. - Nov. 1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried in the Epiros region of Greece.
Puma Y German Oct. - Nov. 1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in Epiros region.
Tiger Y German Oct. - Nov. 1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in the Epiros region of Greece.
Hubertus Y German Nov. 1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation in the Pindos Mtn.s Greece by XXII AK See also TIGER, PUMA & PANTHER
RO N Japanese Nov. 1943 SW Pac. Planned counterattack to be mounted against the US landing on Bougainville.  Cancelled following Allied airstrikes against Rabaul Harbour.
Schnepfe Snipe Y German 1 Nov. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan sweep mounted North of Vitebsk, Russia. See WILDENTE
Wildente Wild Duck Y German 1 Nov. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan sweep North of Vitebsk, Russia. See SCHNEPFE.
Haifisch Shark Y German 7 Nov. 1943 Balkans Anti-partisan opearation to clear guerilla forces from the Trogir area, ?, Yugoslavia.
Leopard Y German 12 Nov. 1943 Aegean The reconquest of Leros Island by German forces.
Delphin Dolphin Y German 22 Nov. 1943 Balkans Landing by German forces on the islands of Ugljen and Pasman, in the Adriatic south of Zadar, Croatia.
Schneesturm Snowstorm Y German Dec. 1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in Bosnia, following KUGELBLITZ. (Sixth Offensive).
Kubelblitz Ball Lightning Y German 2 Dec. 1943 Balkans Anti-Partisan operation mounted by German and Bulgarian forces in Eastern Bosnia.  (Sixth offensive in Yugosalv terms.)
Panther Panther Y German 14 Dec. 1943 Balkans Anti-Partisan operation launched in Metsovan Pass, SE Croatia by German forces.
Herbstgewitter II Autumn Thunder Y German 22 - 26 Dec. 1943 Balkans Action to capture the partisan logistics base on the Island of Korcula off the Yugoslav coast.
Wulf Wolf Y German 7 - 29 Dec. 1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation in the Kordun - Banija - Pokopu - Turpolje area
Kopenhagen Y German Autumn 1943 Italy The securing of the French and Italian Alpine passes during the build up in Italy.
Student N German Autumn 1943 Italy Early plan for the occupation of Rome by German forces
Forelle Trout Y German c1943 Aegean The counterattack mounted in the Aegean against the British landings on islands there.
Hannibal Y German c1943 Aegean Planned capture of Lemnos Island, Greece.
Adler Eagle Y German c1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation on the Croatian Coast
Delta Delta Y German c1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in Western Greece.
Donnerkeil Thunderbolt Y German c1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in Yugoslavia.
Feuerwehr Y German c1943 Balkans Failed operation to prevent infiltration of Partisan forces into northern Macedonia.
Gertrud N German c1943 Balkans Contingency plan for operations by German and Bulgarian forces in the event of a Turkish entry to the war on the allied side.
Paula Y German c1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in Serbia.
Hornung February Y German c1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out by 16 AOK.
Neptun Neptune Y German c1943 East Front An attack by AG “A” in Russia.
Ziethan Y German c1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out by 16 AOK.
Alarich An Ancient King N German c1943 Italy Initial contingency plans to take over Italy in event of Italian surrender, renamed ACHSE on 8 Aug. 1943
Istrien Y German c1943 Italy Anti-partisan operation carried out in northern Italy by German AG B.
Schwartz Black Y German c1943 Italy Plan devised for in the event of an Italian collapse, where by Italy would be occupied by German forces.
Blume II Flower N German c1943 Mediterranean German contingency plans for countering an allied landing on the French Mediterranean coast in that year
Falke Falcon N German c1943 Norway Contingency plan against expected allied landings in Norway.
Blume I Flower N German c1943 NW Europe German contingency plans for countering an allied landing on the Channel Coast in that year
Hanna N German c1943 NW Europe Contingency plans the combat expected landings by Allied forces in Denmark.
Nuernberg N German c1943 NW Europe A plan to capture and secure the Pyrenean passes in conjunction with GISELA.
Maigewitter May Thunder Y German Spring 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out by AG Centre near Bryansk, USSR
Kuckucksei Cuckoo's Egg N German Spring 1943 Tunisia Proposed attack on allied forces in the Fondouk Pass area of the Eastern Dorsale, Tunisia.
Gruenspecht Green Woodpecker Y German Summer 1942 East Front Anti-partisan operation mounted by 2PzAOK south of Bryansk.
Landsturm Y German Winter 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation to clear guerilla forces from Makarska area of Yugoslavia.
Richard Y German Jan. 1944 Italy Contingency plan to combat an Allied landing on the Italian coast.  Subsequently used following SHINGLE
Waldrausch Forest Fever Y German 12 Jan. 1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation.
Morgenwind Morning Wind Y German 12 - 13 Jan. 1944 Balkans Landings on the Dalmation Islands of Brac and Solta, Yugoslavia
Ibex Y German 21 Jan. 1944 NW Europe Series of Luftwaffe bombing raids on Southern England and London
Stienbock Y German 21 Jan. - 29 May. 1944 NW Europe Luftwaffe airraids against famous British cities.
Waltraut Y German 25 Jan. 1944 East Front Counterattack by III Pz. Corps to reopen the Uman to Vinniza railway in the Ukraine which had been cut by the Russian advance.
Freischuetz Marksman N German Feb. 1944 Balkans Paln to capture the island of Vis, off the Dalmation coast.  Cancelled for lack of available forces.
Renntier Y German Feb. 1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation in Greece.
HA-GO Y Japanese 3 Feb. 1944 Burma Offensive in the Arakan by 28th Army.
Fischfang Y German 3-19 Feb. 1944 Italy Counterattack against the US VI Corps’ Anzio beachhead.
Capri Place name Y Axis 6 Mar. 1944 Tunisia Offensive by the PzAok Africa from the Matmata Mts., Tunisia against Brit. Eighth Army.
U-Go Y Japanese 7 Mar. 1944 Burma Offensive by the Jap. 15th Army against Imphal and Kohima.
Fruhlingsanfang Start of Spring Y Axis 19 Mar. 1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation by various Axis forces in the Primorska and Gorenjska region of Slovenia.
Winterende Y Axis 19 Mar. 1944 Balkans Anti partisan operation in Slovenia, part of the FRUHLINGSANFANG operation.
Margarethe I Y German 19 Mar. 1944 Cent. Europe Contingency plan devised for in the event of a Hungarian collapse, carried out following the fall of the Hungarian government
Maigewitter May thunder Y German Apr. 1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in Northern Greece.
Ichi-GO Y Japanese Apr. 1944 China Massive offensive launched in Central China by the Japanese army fighting there.
Fruhlungs Spring Y German 7 Apr. 1944 NW Europe Anti-partisan sweep mounted around Gex & Oyonnax in the Jura Mtn's France.
Fruhlingsfest Spring festival Y German Apr./May 1944 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out near Lepel, Russia
KON Y Japanese May. 1944 SW Pac. Naval counterattack against the US landing on Biak Island.
Rosselsprungen Knights Move Y German 25 May. 1944 Balkans Anti-Partisan operation mounted by 2nd Panzer Army against the Yugoslav stronghold of Drvar.  (Seventh offensive in Yugoslav terms)
Gembock Y German 6 - 14 Jun. 1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation undertaken on the Greek/Albanian border area.
Rumpelkammer Y German 13 Jun. 1944 NW Europe V-1 flying bomb offensive launched against Britain from fixed launched bases in the Pas-de-Calais area.
Orkan II Hurricane Y German 18 Jun. 1944 East Front Anti-partisan sweep in the Osuchy Region near Lublin, Poland
Roeslein Y German Jul. 1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out to prevent Partisan forces entering northern Macedonia.
Fliegenfanger Y German 14 Jul. 1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out by IX SS Mtn. Corps in the Osmaci and Memici area of Albania?
Valkyrie N German (20 Jul. 1944) German Contingency plans to be put into effect in the event of an internal uprising.  The Hitler conspirators attempted to put this operation into action following the attempt on Hitler's life.
Kreuzotter Viper Y German 5 Aug. 1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in eastern Greece.
Luettich Liege Y German 7 Aug. 1944 Normandy Counter attack mounted at Mortain.
Doppelkopf Two head Y German 16 Aug. 1944 East Front The offensive by 3 Pz.AOK to attempt to relieve the besieged AG North (Courland) in Latvia?
Margarethe II Y German 20 Aug. 1944 Cent. Europe Contingency plan devised for the event of a Rumanian collapse, carried out following the countries defection to the Allies
Birke Birch tree Y German Sep. 1944 Arctic Plan for evacuation from Finland of German forces in the event of Finish collapse.
Truebruch Breach of faith Y German Sep. 1944 Balkans Blocking operation against Bulgarian and Partisan forces attempting to enter Macedonia.
Weststurm Y German Sep. 1944 East Front Engagement of the Russian Sworbe coastal fortress by the ships Emden and Leipzip
Moewe V N German Sep. 1944 NW Europe Failed mission to land agents on the coast of Scotland
BAN-GO Y Japanese Oct. 1944 Burma Japanese plan for 15th Army defensive operations on the Irawaddy River, Burma.
Dan-Go Y Japanese Oct. 1944 Burma Burma Area Armies plan of operations by 33rd Army in Northern Burma following the defeat of U-GO
KAN-GO Y Japanese Oct. 1944 Burma The defensive plans for 28th Army in Southern Burma.
SHO-GO Victory Y Japanese Oct. 1944 Philippines The counterattack mounted by the Japanese fleet at Leyte Gulf, Philippine Islands.
Panzerfaust Guantlet Y German 15 Oct. 1944 Cent. Europe The German takeover of Hungary.
Schneegestber Y German Nov. 1944 Balkans The pursuit of Marshall Tito's HQ's.
Dopplesprung ? German 1944 11 NW Europe Plan for evacuation of bridgeheads held on the Maas river west of Arnhem, Holland.
Fu-Go Y Japanese Nov. 1944 Pacific Bombing mission mounted against the US west coast using bomb carrying balloons.
Delphin Dolphin Y German 22 Nov. 1944 East Front Evacuation of Saaremaa Island, off the Estonian coast.
Sonnanfang Sunrise Y German 16 Feb. 1944 Italy Offensive by Fourteenth Army against the US VI Corps beachhead at Anzio.
Herbstnebel Autumn Fog Y German 16 Dec. 1944 NW Europe The offensive mounted by German forces in the Belgium, Ardennes Forest. (The Battle of the Bulge)
Stosser Y German 16 Dec. 1944 NW Europe Airborne operation mounted in conjunction with HERBSTNEBEL
Wacht am Rhin Watch on the Rhine Y German 16 Dec. 1944 NW Europe Offensive mounted through the Ardennes forest Belgium.  Led to the 'Battle of the Bulge'
Wintergewitter Winter Thunder Y German 26 Dec. 1944 Italy Attack mounted against US IV Corps in Italy.
Tanne Pine Tree N German Autumn 1944 East Front Plan of operations in the event of a Finnish defection from the war involving the occupation of the Aaland Islands fo the Finnish coast.
Draufganger Daredevil Y German c1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in Montenegro.
Feuerzange Y German c1944 Balkans Offensive in the outer Dalmation Island chain from Losinj to Sibenik in the Adriatic.
Hundessohn Y German c1944 Balkans Contingency plans in the event of a Bulgarian defection
Iltis Polecat Y German c1944 Balkans Anti-Partisan operation carried out in Salonika, Greece.
Judas N German c1944 Balkans Contingency plan in the event of a Bulgarian defection from the Axis.
Korelle Y German c1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out on Spardes Island off the coast of Yugoslavia
Maibaum Maytree Y German c1944 Balkans Anti -partisan opeartion carried out in Yugoslavia.
Napfkuchen Poundcake Y German c1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in Yugoslavia.
Steinadler Y German c1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in eastern Greece.
Wikinger Y German c1944 Balkans Offensive by German forces on the outer island chain of the Dalmation islands in the Adriatic, from Losinj to Sibenik.
Antimon Y German c1944 Cent. Europe Support for Rumania
Blei Lead Y German c1944 Cent. Europe Support for Rumania
Gertrud N German c1944 East Front Plan to attack power plants deep in Russian territory.
Zeppelin Y German c1944 East Front An attempted operation by a special forces team, flown in to near Moscow, to carry out sabotage raids against Russian powerplants.  Mission failed.
Ludwig N German c1944 Italy Contingency plans against Allied landings around Livorno Italy.
Marder Marten Y German c1944 Mediterranean Contingency plans for the event of an Allied landing on either coast of Italy, subsequently put into operation following the Allied Operation SHINGLE.
A-Go N/A Y Japanese c1944 Philippines Counterattack plan against operations in the Phil. Sea
Horrido Y German Early 1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in Salonika, Greece.
Wulf Wolf Y German Spring 1944 Balkans Anti -partisan operation carried out in Salonika, Greece
Morgenroete Morning Dawn Y German Spring 1944 Italy Counterattack against the US VI Corps’ Anzio beachhead.
TO-GO Y Japanese Summer 1944 China Second pahse of the ICHI-GO operation, the capture of Chinese territory.
Mars I / II / III Y Axis Summer 1942 East Front The build up of Rumnian, Hungarian and Italian forces, resp., in Russia in preparation for Unt. BLAU.
Trojanishes Pferd Trojan Horse N German Summer 1944 East Front Planned Brandenberger Commando operation near Krackow, Poland.
Caesar Roman Emperor N German Jan. 1945 Norway Plan to attack Allied shipping in the Kola Inlet, Russia using Biber midget submarines.
Konrad I Y German 1 Jan. 1945 East Front Offensive aimed at reliving the garrison of Budapest.
Bodenplatte Baseplate Y German 1 Jan. 1945 NW Europe Luftwaffe assault on allied airfields across liberated Europe.
Nordwind North Wind Y German 1 Jan. 1945 NW Europe Attack mounted by the German army in the Alsace region of France - Germany.
Konrad II Y German 9 Jan. 1945 East Front Renewed offensive aimed at reliving the garrison of Budapest.
Suedwind southwind Y German 17 Jan. 1945 East Front Counter offensive mounted form the Gran bridgehead in Hungary.
Konrad III Y German 18 Jan. 1945 East Front Renewed offensive aimed at reliving the garrison of Budapest.
Rubezahl Y German 7 Feb. 1945 Balkans Operation involving the pushing back of partisan forces in the Primorska region of Slovenia.
Sonnewende Soltice Y German 15 Feb. 1945 East Front Counter offensive mounted against Russian forces from Pomeranian.
Fruhlingserwachen Springawakenig Y German 6 Mar. 1945 East Front The offensive mounted in Hungary for the area of Lake Balaton with a view to recapturing Budapest.
Kikusui Y Japanese Apr. 1945 Cent. Pac. Defensive, Kamikase style, operations at the Island of Okinawa.
Waldteufel Forest Devil Y German c1945 Balkans Anti-partisan operation.
TEN-GO Y Japanese c1945 Cent. Pac. Defensive plans to combat further US attacks as the US forces advanced closer to the Home Islands.
Eisenhammer Iron Hammer N German c1945 East Front A plan to attack Russian power stations.??
Birkhahn Blackcock Y German c1945 Norway Plan for the withdrawal from Northern Norway.
Nordlicht Y German c1945 Norway The reatreat to Lyngen Fjord, Norway.
Regenwurm Earthworm Y German C1945 NW Europe The use of the mobile V2 launching sites in an effort to escape their destruction by allied airpower.
Herbstnebel Autumn Fog Y German Spring 1945 Italy The withdrawal of German forces past the Po river.
Moorbrand swampfire N German Summer 1942 East Front Planned operations by 18th Army against Soviet positions at Pogostje