1918, Arvillers, Battle of Amiens, Battle of Fismes and Fismette, Chaulnes, Chipilly, evacuation, Fismette, France, French Army, Georges Louis Humbert, Germany, Great Britain, Hundred Days Offensive, Lihons, Locon, Lys, Meharicourt, Merville, Montdidier, Operation Michael, Pierrepont, prisoners of war, Rosieres, Somme, United States of America, Vesle, weapons
British and French progress north and south of the Somme; north of the Somme enemy momentarily regain Chipilly; British advance south of the Somme, they take Meharicourt, and by capture of Rosières and Lihons their line brought within two miles of Chaulnes; farther south French take Pierrepont, advancing over four miles to Arvillers; total prisoners 24,000 with over 200 guns. General Humbert with French Third Army strikes south-east on the enemy flank below Montdidier. Farther north on the Lys Germans evacuate more of the positions won in the April offensive, and British advance over a mile from west of Merville to Locon. Americans take Fismettes on the Vesle, with 100 prisoners.