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Great Anglo-French attack on the Somme; British take the whole of Guillemont and part of Ginchy; French attack from Maurepas and take Le Forest and the trenches north of it to the outskirts of Combles, and, farther south, take Cléry, on the road to Péronne; over 2,000 prisoners. German attempt at Verdun; they try to break through the Vaux-Chapitre defences; French progress east and north-west of Fleury. Thirteen Zeppelins raid the Eastern Counties and try to approach the London area; one Zeppelin destroyed at Cuffley, near Enfield, by Lieutenant William Leefe Robinson, R.F.C., awarded the V.C. Russians capture enemy position in the region of Brzezany, on the Zlota Lipa.