1917, Auberive, Battle of Arras, Battle of the Hills, casualties, English Channel, France, Frederick Stanley Maude, Germany, Gouzeaucourt, Great Britain, HMHS Donegal, HMHS Lanfranc, hospital, Imperial German Navy, Iraq, Moronvilliers, Ottoman Empire, Palestine, prisoners of war, Prunay, Royal Navy, Samarra, Samarrah Offensive, Second Battle of Gaza, Second Battle of the Aisne, Shatt-el-Adhaim, sinking, SM UB-40, submarine, Turkey, Wadi-Ghuzzeh
French attack extends eastwards to a point beyond Auberive, which is taken; advance on a seven-mile front from Prunay, carrying heights south of Moronvilliers; 3,500 more prisoners. Further British progress north of Gouzeaucourt. British advance in Palestine from the Wadi-Ghuzzeh, capturing Turkish first positions on a front of 6½ miles. General Maude forces passage of Shatt-el-Adhaim, below Samarra. British hospital ships Donegal and Lanfranc sunk in the Channel by submarines without warning; 75 drowned, including 16 Germans.