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A new attack was planned against Thiepval for 2 July by the 32nd and 49th divisions of X Corps and the 48th Division of VIII Corps was cancelled and replaced by an attack by the 32nd Division, on the east end of the Leipzig Redoubt and the Wonderwork (Wundtwerk) on a front of 800 yards (730 m), by the 14th Brigade and the 75th Brigade attached from the 25th Division. Information about the changed plan reached X Corps late and only reached the 32nd Division commander at 10:45 p.m. along with an increase in the attack frontage to 1,400 yards (1,300 m) north to Thiepval Chateau. With most telephone lines cut the artillery were not told of the postponement, until half of the bombardment for the original 3:15 a.m. zero hour had been fired.

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イェヴァルに対して、7月2日、第十軍団第32師団、第49師団による新たな攻撃が計画された。第十三軍団第48師団の攻撃は中止となり第32師団に交代した。リープツイヒ砦の東端と、ワンダワーク (Wundtwerk) の800ヤード(730m)前方には、第25師団より第14旅団と第75旅団が布陣した。 変更の情報は第十軍団に遅れて届き、第32師団司令部へは午後10時45分にやっと届いた。すでにイェヴァル城の北1400ヤード(1300m)の前線を攻撃を強化中だった。 ほとんどの電話線が切断されて砲兵には延期が伝えられなかったため、午前0時から砲撃を開始し、本来の砲撃である午前3時15分までは半減してしまった。

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