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Pozieres Ridge 31, Somme day 54

Engagement/Skirmish Name : Pozieres Ridge 31, Somme day 54

Date(s) : 23 August 1916

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

Outcome : An inconclusive engagement between British & Commonwealth Forces and German Forces

Type of battle : Land


The British were heavily shelled and attacked. All attacks were held mostly by machine-gun fire.