Diary for Monday, March 6, 1916:
Sinai: Royal Flying Corps bomb El Hassana (and on March 14), destroy Turk base at Bir-el-Hassa (March 26).
Western Front: 31 Royal Flying Corps aircraft attack railheads and billets at Carvin (2t bombs dropped, PoWs report at least 37 killed).
USA: War Secretary Baker appointed.
Britain: Russian journalists’ visit.
Women’s National Land Service Corps formed.
Brewing constituents reduced 12 1/2%.