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The Ancre 3, Somme day 138

Engagement/Skirmish Name : The Ancre 3, Somme day 138

Date(s) : 15 November 1916

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

Outcome : A victory for British & Commonwealth Forces over German 2nd Army

Type of battle : Land


Troops of the II Corps made some minor advances and repelled counter-attacks. V Corps again suffered from their own barrage, getting lost in the mist, and German machine-guns. They made some gains mainly by occupying trenches vacated by the Germans, Muck trench and Railway trench.