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  • Day 980 of the war
  • The Orange Foresters’ Society holds a fundraising evening to supply comfort packages for soldiers at the front. Gifts For Soldiers
  • British soldiers on the Western Front capture Henin-sur-Cojeul, southeast of Arras, and Maissemy in St Quentin, and occupy Ronssoy Wood, north of Templeux
  • German troops on the Eastern Front launch a successful attack on the Stokhod in Volhynia (the Austro-Hungarian partition of Poland)
  • Russian cavalry occupy Kasr-i-Shirin and Khanikin in Mesopotamia

A German cavalry patrol on the move in Volhynia. Image courtesy Imperial War Museum © IWM (Q 29931).