6 Oddly Named U.S. Government Operations

Operation Paul Bunyan: Operation Paul Bunyan—also known as that time the U.S. military deployed helicopters to cut down a tree.

Operation Acoustic Kitty: Shaken, not purred—Operation Acoustic Kitty aimed to create the first ever spy cat in the 1960s.

Operation Breakfast: Operation Breakfast, despite its name, was not an attempt to find the best ever pancake house.

Operation Chattanooga Choo-Choo: Composer Glenn Miller probably didn’t have an Allied air offensive in mind when he wrote the song “Chattanooga Choo-Choo.

Operation Paperclip: No, this wasn’t the solution to a mass staple deficiency.

Operation Toenails: Operation Toenails occurred in 1943 and, surprisingly, had absolutely nothing to do with feet.

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