Diary September 21, 1916

British infantry attack

British infantry attack on the Somme.

Diary for Thursday, September 21, 1916:

Western Front

Battle of the Somme: NZ troops take ‘Cough Drop Alley’ and a section of Flers line. British 1st Division captures ‘Starfish Trench’.

Sea War

North Sea: German warships capture SS Colchester (Dutch convoy straggler) and take her into Zeebrugge.

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