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Pozieres Ridge 36, Somme day 59

Engagement/Skirmish Name : Pozieres Ridge 36, Somme day 59

Date(s) : 28 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 Germans successfully held every attack that was thrown at them.

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XV Corps. The 14th Division attempted to move out from Delville Wood by clearing Aqle Alley as far as Beer Trench. They were unsuccessful.
III Corps. Machine-gun fire prevented troops of the 25th Division from taking the left flank of Hindenburg Trench.