which they did in good order. A tremendous crowd of our planes were up at this time. I have never seen so many in the air at one time and was not long
f before the bosche plane was discovered and chased to earth. One of our planes came down in flames this afternoon and another one came down under control. About 9 p.m. the enemy opened up a heavy bombardment on the front line outpost positions on the village of Villers Bretonneux. Our guns replied but no attack developed.
It rained steadily nearly all night.