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Somme Day 75

Engagement/Skirmish Name : Somme Day 75

Date(s) : 13 September 1916

Part of : First World War , The Western Front , The Battle of the Somme ,

Outcome : A victory for British & Allied Forces over German Forces

Type of battle : Land


Actions within the XIV Corps front secured small gains.

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XIV Corps. 71 Brigade of the 6th Division attacked the Quadrilateral from the southwest and captured the Leuze Wood-Ginchy road but got no further because of machine-gun fire. The 1 Guards Brigade of the Guards Division advanced and straightened its line but attempts after dark to capture some machine-gun posts were unsuccessful.