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The following is a list of military operations conducted in Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Greenland during World War II.

Axis

  • Birke ("Birch") (1944) Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg — German plan to withdraw from northern Finland prior to the Lapland War
  • Birkhahn (1945) Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg — German evacuation from Norway.
  • Büffel ("Buffalo") (1940) Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg — German operation to relieve troops in Narvik, Norway
  • Holzauge ("Wood knot") (1942) Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg — activities in Greenland
  • Ikarus (1940) Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg — planned German invasion of Iceland in response to British Operation Fork
  • Juno (1940) Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg — German naval operation to disturb allied supplies to Norway
  • Lachsfang (1942) Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg Flag of Finland.svg — Proposed combined German and Finnish attack against Kandalaksha and Belomorsk
  • Nordlicht [2] ("Aurora Borealis") (1944) Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg — German withdrawal from the Kola Peninsula into Norway
  • Renntier ("Reindeer") (1941) Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg — German occupation of Finnish Petsamo
  • Silberfuchs ("Silver Fox") (1941) Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg — German operations in the Arctic, including:
    • Blaufuchs 1 ("Blue Fox 1") (1941) Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg — Staging of German forces from Germany to northern Finland
    • Blaufuchs 2 ("Blue Fox 2") (1941) Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg — Staging of German forces from Norway to northern Finland
    • Platinfuchs ("Platinum Fox") (1941) Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg — German attack towards Murmansk from Finnish Petsamo
    • Polarfuchs ("Polar Fox") (1941) Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg — German attack towards Kandalaksha from Finnish Lapland
    • Renntier ("Reindeer") (1941) Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg — German occupation of Petsamo
  • Sizilien (1943) Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg — German raid upon Allied-occupied Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Tanne Ost (1944) Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg — failed German attempt to capture Suursaari from Finland
  • Tanne West (1944) Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg — planned German attempt to capture the Åland Islands from Finland
  • Weserübung ("Weser Exercise") (1940) Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg — German invasion of Denmark and Norway
    • Weserübung Nord ("Weser Exercise") (1940) Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg — German invasion of Trondheim and Narvik
    • Weserübung Sud ("Weser Exercise") (1940) Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg — German invasion of Bergen, Kristiansand and Oslo
  • Zitronella ("Lemon flavour") (1943) Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg — German raid against a Norwegian/British station on Svalbard

Allies

  • Alphabet (1940) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg evacuation of British troops from Norway
  • Archery (1941) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg — British commando raid on Vågsøy, Norway
    • Anklet (1941) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg — raid on German positions on Lofoten Islands, Norway
  • Carthage (1945) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg — RAF bombing of the Gestapo headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Catherine (1939) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg British plan to gain control of Baltic Sea
  • Claymore (1941) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg — British raid on Lofoten Islands, Norway
  • Freshman (1942 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg) — attempted raid on a Norwegian heavy water plant at Vemork, see Gunnerside
    • Grouse (1942) Flag of Norway.svg — Norwegian guide party for Freshman
    • Gunnerside (1943) Flag of Norway.svg — 2nd raid on the Norwegian heavy water plant at Vemork
  • Fork (1940) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg — Invasion of Iceland by British.
  • Gauntlet (1941) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Canada (1921–1957).svg Flag of Norway.svg — raid on Spitsbergen
  • Jupiter (1942) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg — suggested invasion of Norway
  • Leader (1943) Flag of the United States.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg — American/British Home Fleet raid on German shipping along the coast of Norway in the Bodø area
  • Musketoon (1942) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Norway.svg — British/ Norwegian destruction of a power station in Norway
  • R 4 (1940) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg — Planned British invasion of Norway
  • Source (1943) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Norway.svg — British response to German operation Sizilien
  • The Sepals/Perianth Operation (1944) — OSS supported operation in Sweden
  • Wilfred (1940) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg — British plan to mine the Norwegian coast

Other

  • Rädda Danmark ("Save Denmark") (1945) Flag of Sweden.svg — Swedish plan to liberate Denmark before the country was occupied by the Soviet Union (cancelled because of German surrender)[citation needed]
    • Rädda Själland (1945) Flag of Sweden.svg — Swedish landings on Zealand
    • Rädda Bornholm (1945) Flag of Sweden.svg — Swedish landings on Bornholm

See also

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