Code names
A code name or cryptonym is a word or name used, sometimes clandestinely, to refer to another name, word, project or person. Code names are often used for military purposes, or in espionage. They may ...
The Grave of the Man Who Never Was: Operation Mincemeat
In a cemetery in Huelva, in Spain, is the grave of Major William Martin, of the British Royal Marines. Or rather, it's the grave of a man called Glyndwr Mich...
Sept 8, 1941-The Siege Of Leningrad Begins
On September 8, 1941, German forces closed in around the Soviet city of Leningrad, initiating a siege that would last nearly 900 days and claim the lives of 800,000 civilians.
Why Did The U.S. Choose Hiroshima?
Seventy years ago, an atomic bomb wiped a city off the map. The committee that picked the target knew the destruction would be awful, but hoped it could end the war and stop future use of such bombs. ...
Operation Crossroads 1946
Operation Crossroads was a series of two nuclear weapon tests conducted by the United States at Bikini Atoll in mid-1946. They were the first nuclear weapon tests since Trinity in July 1945, and the f...
Manhattan Project - The Manhattan Project 1/5
The Manhattan Project documentary.
Operation Anthropoid - Video
Operation Anthropoid, 27 may 1942, the Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich is killed in Prague by czechoslovakian commandos inserted by plane from England. Selecti...
World War II Allied names for Japanese aircraft
The World War II Allied names for Japanese aircraft were reporting names, often described as codenames, given by Allied personnel to Imperial Japanese aircraft during the Pacific campaign of World War...
World War II Allied names for Japanese aircraft - Wikipedia
List of computer technology code names
Following is a list of code names that have been used to identify computer hardware and software products while in development. In some cases, the code name became the completed product's name, but m...
CIA cryptonyms
CIA cryptonyms are code names or code words used by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to refer to projects, operations, persons, agencies, etc. Most of the cryptonyms described in this articl...
Operation Crossbow
Crossbow was the code name of the World War II campaign of Anglo-American "operations against all phases of the German long-range weapons programme—operations against research and development of the w...
Operation Crossbow - Wikipedia
Sept 8, 1941-The Siege Of Leningrad Begins
On September 8, 1941, German forces closed in around the Soviet city of Leningrad, initiating a siege that would last nearly 900 days and claim the lives of 800,000 civilians.
Why Did The U.S. Choose Hiroshima?
Seventy years ago, an atomic bomb wiped a city off the map. The committee that picked the target knew the destruction would be awful, but hoped it could end the war and stop future use of such bombs. ...
List of Apple codenames
Apple codenames are the codenames given to products by Apple Inc. during development. The codenames are often used internally only for various reasons, often to maintain secrecy of the project. Occasi...
Chagai-I
Chagai-I is the codename given to the five underground nuclear tests conducted by Pakistan at 15:15 hrs PST on 28 May 1998. The tests were performed at the Ras Koh Hills in the Chagai District of the ...
Chagai-I - Wikipedia
Quebec Agreement
The Quebec Agreement is an Anglo-American document outlining the terms of coordinated development of the basic science and advanced engineering developments as related to nuclear energy; and, specific...
Project Camel
Project Camel was the codename given to work performed by the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in support of the Manhattan Project during World War II. These activities included the develo...
Project Camel - Wikipedia
Operation Flax
Operation Flax was a Western Allied air operation executed during the Battle of Tunisia and North African Campaign of the Second World War. The operation was designed to cut the air supply lines betwe...
Operation Flax - Wikipedia
Operation Flagpole (World War II)
Operation Flagpole was part of the run-up to Operation Torch, the planned Allied invasion of North Africa during World War II. It involved arranging for and carrying out a top-secret high-level meetin...
Operation Flagpole (World War II) - Wikipedia
List of NATO reporting names for surface-to-air missiles
NATO reporting name for SA series surface-to-air missiles, with Soviet designations:U.S. DoD designations for SA-N series naval surface-to-air missiles, with Soviet designations. Note that these are n...
List of NATO reporting names for surface-to-air missiles - Wikipedia
Yuri Nosenko
Lt. Col. Yuri Ivanovich Nosenko (Russian: Юрий Иванович Носенко; October 30, 1927 – August 23, 2008) was a KGB defector and a figure of significant controversy within the U.S. intelligence communi...
List of NATO reporting names for transport aircraft
NATO reporting name/ASCC names for transport aircraft and their Soviet, Russian and Chinese designations:
NATO reporting name