World War One Diary for Sunday, May 13, 1917:
Flanders: General Sir H Gough to command key northern wing of Ypres offensive.
Somme: British gains on ‘Greenland Hill’.
Champagne: German counter-attacks north of Reims and in Maisons de Champagne repulsed.
Russia: War Minister Guchkov resigns, points out ‘There is a limit (to Army democratization) beyond which disintegration is bound to begin’.