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GREAT BRITISH ADVANCE ALONG THE SCARPE on a front of 12,000 yards; Gavrelle and Guémappe taken, with about 2,000 prisoners; farther south remainder of Trescault and greater part of Havrincourt Wood taken; farther south again banks of St. Quentin Canal near Vendhuille reached. Fierce fighting on the Craonne Ridge; French improve their positions towards Juvincourt. General Maude occupies Samarra Station. Three British seaplanes attack five German destroyers on the Belgian coast; one believed sunk.

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