1916, Austria-Hungary, Bapaume, Battle of Albert, Battle of the Somme, Becquincourt, Brusilov Offensive, Bussu, Curlu, Dompierre, Fay, Ferdinand Foch, France, Fricourt, Frise, Galicia, Germany, Great Britain, Iran, Ivano-Frankivsk, Kolomea, Kolomyia, Mametz, Montauban, Ottoman Empire, Peronne, Persia, Russia, Somme, Stanislau, Turkey, Ukraine
Great Franco-British Advance north and south of the Somme; the British attack on a 20-mile front and break into the German forward system of defences on a front of 16 miles towards Bapaume; Montauban and Mametz captured and Fricourt threatened. French under General Foch attack from British right to five miles south of the Somme towards Péronne; they capture the outskirts of Hardecourt and Curlu, and take Frise, Dompierre, Béquincourt, Bussu, and Fay. Russian progress north-west of Kolomea towards Stanislau. Turks claim recapture of Kermanshah.