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French drive the Germans from the south-eastern horn of the Wood of Avocourt over a depth of 300 yards, and retake the Avocourt redoubt; German counter-attacks repulsed. German attack between Malancourt and Béthincourt; they reach an advanced work outside Malancourt. General Polivanoff, Russian Minister of War, resigns, and is succeeded by General Shuvaieff.