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Delville Wood 2, Somme day 18

Engagement/Skirmish Name : Delville Wood 2, Somme day 18

Date(s) : 18 July 1916

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

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

Type of battle : Land


Although 1 Div., III Corps, made some gains most of the other fighting was against fierce German attacks. Significant portions of Delville Wood and Longueval were lost.