Hundred Days Offensive Tour
In this final offensives, the BEF had captured 188,700 prisoners and 2,840 guns which was only 7,800 prisoners and 935 guns less than those taken by the French, Belgian and American armies combined. Indeed, the war was over before the Americans became decisively engaged. Thus, it was the British Army that led the advance to victory and carried the major share of the fighting. In late 1918 the British Army was the most proficient combined-arms battlefield force in the world, bigger and better than it has ever been, before or since.