Archive/File: imt/nca/nca-02/nca-02-codewords-01-01 Last-Modified: 1997/06/20 Nazi Conspiracy and Aggression, Volume Two, Chapter XIV CODE NAMES AND WORDS USED BY THE GERMAN HIGH COMMAND FOR OPERATIONS AND MEASURES DURING THE WAR [Page 1078] ACHSE Measures to be taken when Italy declared a separate armistice. ADLER Capture of coast between Zara and Fiume. AFRIKA Two Italo-German convoys from Italy to Tripoli/Bengasi, end of December 1941. AIDA Occupation of Egypt and the Suez Canal. ALARICH Occupation of North Italy and Unoccupied France. ALPENVEILCHEN Invasion of Albania. ANGELHAKEN (a and b) Attacks on British ships in the North Atlantic by Scharnhorst, Gneisenau, Hipper, etc. December 1940 January 1941. ANTON Occupation of Unoccupied France, with Italian cooperation. ATTILA Occupation of Unoccupied France; renamed ANTON on 17 June 1942 when land and sea operations were separated. AUGSBURG Delay attack, in Operation GELB. AURORA "Luetzow" operating against UK-Russian Convoys in 1942. BARBAROSSA Attack on Russia. BEOWULF (I & II) Occupation of East Baltic Islands, 5 November 1941. BERLIN 11 (a and b) Attacks on British ships in the North Atlantic by Scharnhorst, Gneisenau, Hipper, etc. December 1940-January 1941. BIRKE Withdrawal of troops from Finland. BLAUFUCHS Attacks in Baltic Islands and near Finland. BLUECHER Part of planned attack on Caspian Sea, 1942. BRAUNSCHWEIG Operation around Stalingrad. [Page 1079] CERBERUS Transfer of "Scharnhorst, Gneisenau, and Prinz Eugen" through the English Channel, 1942. CHURCHILL Danish fishing vessel "Sursum Corda" spying on English Coast and later called ERICH. CORSI/CORSO Part of operation GRUEN. DANZIG Execute attack, in Operation GELB. DELPHIN Clearance of Dalmatian Islands. DOMINO "Scharnhorst and Gneisenau" operating against UK -- Russia convoys in 1942. Name changed from FRONT THEATER. DOPPELSCHLAG Scheer and Hipper operating in Arctic, 1942. EDELWEISS Operation around Baku and Caspian Sea. EICHE Rescue of Mussolini, 1943. EISBAER Attack on Cos, 1943. EISENBAHN Moving of the "Hipper" to Drontheim. ELISABETH Blockade running, Bay of Biscay, 1943. EISPALAST "Koeln" operating against UK-Russia convoys. Name changed to MEISENBALZ, 1942. ERICH See CHURCHILL. EUROPA Part of operation SEEKRIEG, planned landing on East English coast. FELIX Occupation of Canary Islands, North Africa, and Gibraltar FEUERZANGE Combing out certain Adriatic Islands. FEUERZAUBER Capture of Leningrad. FISCHREIHER Operations along the Volga, to Astrakan. FLIEGERPILZ Intended mining of Dardanelles, September 1944. FREISCHUETZ Capture of Vis and other Adriatic Islands, 1943. FRISCHES HAFF Defense of Danzig. FRONTTHEATER See DOMINO. GANGES Operation in French area. GELB Invasion of Holland, Belgium, and Luxembourg. GISELA Occupation of Spain. GRUEN Invasion of Czechoslovakia. [Page 1080] GUSTAV The plan to assassinate Gen. Giraud. HAIFISCH Attacks diversionary to BARBAROSSA by troops from Norway against Scotland, 1941. HARPUNE See HAIFISCH. HECHT See ANGELHAKEN. HEFTNADEL See ANGELHAKEN. HEKTOR Attack. on Arctic convoys. HERBSTREISE Landing on Scotch Coast; diversion to SEELOEWE. HERBSTSTURM Evacuation of Adriatic coast. HERKULES Attack on Malta, 1942. HOFFNUNG Naval operations in Baltic and North Sea, against Convoy P.Q. 19.
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