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Fallen German machine gunners killed during the Australian capture of Montbrehain on 5 October 1918. Image courtesy Australian War Memorial.

  • The Australian 2nd Division captures the village of Montbrehain at a cost of 430 casualties, completing the breakthrough of the Hindenburg Line. The division had been fighting for six weeks straight, sustaining 27,000 casualties since the Battle of Amiens.
  • Serbian forces capture the city of Vranje