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Great German attack by 25 divisions on the Aisne front between Soissons and Reims; along the Chemin des Dames front held by the French enemy press forward regardless of losses towards the Aisne valley and reach Pont Arcy, five miles from their original line; on the right a British front of 15 miles between Craonnelle and Berméricourt attacked; the British right holds, but the left is pressed back to the second line; the Chemin des Dames lost and enemy later cross the Aisne on an 18-mile front between Vailly and Berry-au-Bac and advance towards the Vesle. A smaller attack launched between Locre and Voormezeele, south of Ypres, repulsed by the French, the Germans retaining their gains only near Dickebusch Lake; long-range guns again start bombarding Paris.