Diary July 27, 1916

 attacking 'over the top'.
British Infantry passes to a trench for attacking ‘over the top’ at the Somme.
Diary for Thursday, July 27, 1916:

Western Front

Battle of the Somme: British advance in Delville Wood, fighting continues near Pozieres and at Longueval.
Aisne and Cham­pagne: German diversionary attacks.

Middle East

Arabia: Yenbo (Medina‘s port, including Stotzingen mission to Yemen) surrenders to Emir Abdulla.
Persia: Sykes’ 500 men leave Kerman for Yezd.

Occupied countries

Occupied Belgium: Captain Fryatt of liner Brussels shot at Bruges by order of German court-martial for trying to ram U-boat.

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