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Great British advance along 11-mile front from Thiepval to Guillemont, and towards Ginchy; the tops of the ridge gained in several places. French take part of Maurepas and extend their positions east of the Maurepas-Clery road; German line shortened between Guillemont and Maurepas. French progress at Thiaumont, Verdun. General Smuts’s forces cross the Wami River.