Diary March 6, 1917

 Airco D.H.4 biplane

The Airco D.H.4 biplane with Rolls-Royce Eagle engine with 375 hp.

World War One Diary for Tuesday, March 6, 1917:

Air War

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.

Middle East

Mesopotamia: British occupy Lajj and Ctesiphon.

Home Fronts

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.

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