100 DAYS CAMPA IGN

Canada's History - - THE PACKET -

The Hun­dred Days Of­fen­sive was a se­ries of bat­tles in the sum­mer and fall of 1918 dur­ing which Cana­dian and Al­lied forces pushed the Ger­man Army into re­treat, lead­ing to the end of the war.

AU­GUST 8 TO 12, 1918 AMIENS, FRANCE

The sur­prise as­sault at Amiens proved one of the most suc­cess­ful days of bat­tle for the Al­lied forces and de­liv­ered a stag­ger­ing blow from which the Ger­man Army could not re­cover.

AU­GUST 26 TO SEPTEM­BER 3, 1918 AR­RAS, FRANCE

Cana­dian troops pushed through the well-de­fended Dro­court-Quéant Line, forc­ing the Ger­mans to re­treat be­hind Canal du Nord.

SEPTEM­BER 27 TO OC­TO­BER 1, 1918 CANAL DU NORD, FRANCE

A high-risk op­er­a­tion to cross the canal and cap­ture the en­emy po­si­tion proved suc­cess­ful and fur­ther pushed the Ger­mans into re­treat.

NOVEM­BER 11, 1918 MONS, BEL­GIUM

The de­ci­sion to lib­er­ate Mons on the fi­nal day of the war was con­tro­ver­sial. Crit­ics claimed Cana­dian lives were sac­ri­ficed for a sym­bolic vic­tory.

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