100th Anniversary of Canada's Hundred Days and the Armistice

100th Anniversary of Canada's Hundred Days and the Armistice

The First World War (August 4, 1914 – November 11, 1918)

650,000+ Canadians and Newfoundlanders served

170,000+ wounded

66,000+ dead

Canada’s Hundred Days (August 8 - November 11, 1918)

The last 3 months of Canadian Corps’ victories at the end of the First World War

100,000+ Canadians advanced 130 km

32,000+ prisoners taken

3,750+ artillery pieces, machine guns and mortars captured

39,000+ wounded

6,800+ dead

29 Canadians and 1 Newfoundlander received the Victoria Cross (VC)—the highest award for military valour service members could earn.

This represents nearly one-third of all VC’s earned in Canadian history.

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