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Church at Savy, mined by the Germans, April 1917. Image courtesy Imperial War Museum © IWM (Q 2088).

  • British troops capture Savy and Savy Wood on the Western Front
  • French forces drive back German soldiers to Vauxaillon, to the northeast of Soissons
  • The German bombardment of Reims begins
  • The armed US steamer Aztec is torpedoed near Brest; 28 crewmembers drown