A great Allied counteroffensive, which prominently featured Canadian troops, the Hundred Days Offensive was launched against German forces in the West with the Battle of Amiens on August 8, 1918, and concluded with the Armistice on November 11. The Hundred Days Offensive followed the failed German Michael Offensive launched in March 1918 and brought to a halt in July.
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.
Acclaimed General Lloyd Fredendall lost his command after the debacle at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass.
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, benefited from the firsthand observation of spies on Oahu.