100 DAYS CAMPA IGN
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.