World War One Diary for Tuesday, May 22, 1917:
Russia: Kerensky demands CoS Alexeiev resignation, replaces him with Brusilov.
Eastern Mediterranean: British Malta-Alexandria convoys begin (4 ships with 4 escort trawlers, only 2 ships lost until July 16).
Hungary: Prime minister Count Tisza resigns at Emperor’s bidding.
Britain: Postwar shortage of 500,000 houses estimated. Brigade-General Nash succeeds Sir E Geddes as Inspector-General Transportation.