Diary March 6, 1917
World War One Diary for Tuesday, March 6, 1917:
The Airco D.H.4 biplane with Rolls-Royce Eagle engine with 375 hp.
Western Front: First DH4 fast, high-flying S/E bombers with first Constantinesco cc MG synchronizing gear (6,000 issued to December) join No 55 Squadron Royal Flying Corps.
Mesopotamia: British occupy Lajj and Ctesiphon.
Germany: 250 British PoWs entrain at Minden to work in Ruhr coal mines (2,000 Allied PoWs there already).
Britain: Controller of Potatoes appointed. Army Demobilization Trades Register begun.