Occupied Belgium: New German Gotha bomber base of Scheldewindeke operational south of Ghent.
Britain: 11 home air defence squadrons have 147 aircraft instead of 222 establishment and 113 pilots of 198. Field Marshal French orders no anti-aircraft gun firing at hostile planes (until June 7) except in specific coastal defences; crews reduced to send men to France.
Mesopotamia: British fail to cross river Diyala but cross Tigris to southern bank by steamer (bridged on March 8).
Austria: C-in-C Njegovan urges hastened U-boat and MTB construction.
North Sea: Royal Navy CMBs torpedo German destroyer leaving Zeebrugge during air raid.
Black Sea: Russian submarine Kashalot sinks 8 Turk sailing coasters and 3 tugs east of Bosphorus.