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Flers-Courcelette 2, Somme day 78

Engagement/Skirmish Name : Flers-Courcelette 2, Somme day 78

Date(s) : 16 September 1916

Part of : First World War , The Western Front , The Battle of the Somme ,

Outcome : A victory for British & Commonwealth Forces over German Forces

Type of battle : Land


All along the line attempts were made to continue the advance. Many units were under strength and took time to re-organize after yesterdays fierce fighting. The very few remaining tanks were of some but little value. Some gains were made but casualties were high in many divisions.