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Heavy German attacks on a front of 11 miles around Givenchy defeated; 200 prisoners. French attack in the Avre Valley, east of Amiens; 500 prisoners, and progress made as far as outskirts of Castel. Allies withdraw from captured villages on the Struma. Cabinet changes announced: Lord Milner becomes War Secretary; Lord Derby succeeding Lord Bertie as British Ambassador to France; Mr. Chamberlain joins the War Cabinet. Mr. Bonar Law announces resignation of Sir David Henderson as Vice-Chairman of the Air Council. Military Service Bill passed.