Diary July 12, 1916
Diary for Wednesday, July 12, 1916:
A British medium Vickers machine-gun in July 1916. The crew is using gas masks.
Battle of the Somme: British repulse further counter-attacks at Contalmaison.
Western Front: French ace-to-be Xavier de Sevin scores his first victory over Chamouille (Champagne). RFC 18 Squadron night bombs 8 targets (night 11-12) including La Bassee.