French reoccupy Noyon and dispute Lassigny until next day. Bavarian III Corps advance on St Mihiel, thus creating salient till September 1918. But Sarrail blocks its advance west of Meuse on Bar-le-Duc until September 24.
Atlantic: Cruiser Karlsruhe sinks neutral Dutch SS Maria with wheat for Belfast and British SS Cornish City.
German New Guinea: German troops surrender. Australians had 10 casualties, Germans 42.
Britain: Churchill recruiting speech to 15,000 people at Liverpool, German Navy to be dug out ‘like rats in a hole’.