1916, Ablaincourt, Allies, Austria-Hungary, Battle of the Somme, Beaumont Hamel, Bulgaria, Chaulnes, Dobrudja, France, Germany, Gomiecourt, Great Britain, Pressoir, prisoners of war, Romania, Russia, Somme, Tolyges, Warlencourt, weapons
French success south of the Somme; advance north of Chaulnes, taking Ablaincourt and Pressoir, and the approaches of Gomiécourt. British progress east of the Butte de Warlencourt; German attack west of Beaumont-Hamel repulsed. Total Allied captures since opening of Somme offensive given as 71,532 prisoners, men, and 1,449 officers, and 1,499 guns, machine-guns, and mortars. Russo-Rumanian forces advance in Dobrudja. Enemy attack in Prahova Valley; Germans resume offensive in Vulcan Pass, but give ground in Tolyges sector.