Diary for Thursday, April 13, 1916:
East Africa: 800 South African horse troopers pursue c.200 Germans for 20 miles in rain and occupy Salanga; 190 animals lost to tsetse fly (since April 7).
Eastern Front: Russian IM heavy bomber Mourometz X (Konstenchik wounded) returns on a single engine after severe damage from anti-aircraft fire over Dandsevas rail station.
Western Front: Poor weather hampers flying (and on April 15, 17-19 and rain on April 22).
Britain: Lloyd George tells a confidant he might resign.