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Great British Advance on the Somme, on a six-mile front from north of Albert-Bapaume road to Bouleaux Wood, to a depth of 2,000 to 3,000 yards; Flers, Martinpuich, and Courcelette, the whole of High Wood, and most of Bouleaux Wood taken; new heavy armoured cars used for the first time; over 4,000 prisoners. French capture trenches south of Rancourt, and a system of trenches north of Le Priez Farm. South of the Somme the French advance east of Deniécourt, and north-east of Berny. Italians capture San Grado. Allied advance in Macedonia; heights overlooking Florina captured. General Smuts‘s columns reach south of Uluguru Hills and effect junction near Kissaki; Van Deventer approaching the Great Ruaha River on the road to Mahenge.