1916, Battle of the Somme, Battle of Verdun, British Empire, Clery, France, German East Africa, German Empire, Germany, Ginchy, Great Britain, Guillemont, Jan Christiaan Smuts, Maurepas, Tanzania, Thiaumont Farm, Thiepval, Verdun, Wami River
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.