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German counter-attack astride the Bapaume-Cambrai road before Quéant fails, except at Lagnicourt, where they gain a brief entry into the British trenches. Villeret, north-west of St. Quentin, taken. Turks, retreating before General Maude, reach Jebel Hamrin, whence they started on April 9. Austrian peace move; a statement amounting to an offer of a separate peace with Russia on the basis of old frontiers, made.