Quonset hut


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Quonset hut

A prefabricated military structure in the form of a barrel vault with flat ends, and composed of corrugated sheet steel that is reinforced with steel ribs.

Quonset hut

A prefabricated structure, developed during World War II, that has a semicylindrical shape; commonly constructed of corrugated steel fastened to arched steel ribs that are rigidly fastened to a concrete slab floor.
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Caption: Clockwise from top left: a re-creation of a 375th Fighter Group Quonset hut and a control tower that offers a 360-degree view of the museum grounds; the B-25 Paper Doll, with Varga Girl nose art; and a life-size display depicting GIs charging onto Utah Beach.
I get how you'd dig deep into your savings, embrace your vast ignorance of running a business, and by god buy a movie theater made out of a Quonset hut.
When Sergeant Gribben makes Private Lee, whose rifle is found with rust on it, bury the M-14 outside the quonset hut, placing an R.
From its humble beginnings in 1981--a Quonset hut with a handful of students--Alaska Dance Theatre has thrived in recent years.
During the right turn, the CH-53's rotor blades struck a Quonset hut that was on the left side of the aircraft.
Following a lead from a chance discussion, a new old stock upper engine block was located in a Quonset hut where it had been abandoned 50 years earlier.
THE Quonset hut, once the symbol of a hardship tour and living quarters for Soldiers of all ranks during the Korean War and Vietnam era, is slowly dying in Korea as Army officials revolutionize life on the peninsula, building some of the most modern, well-maintained facilities in the Army.
Colonization and war made the material ubiquitous, especially in the form of the World War I-era Nissen hut and its famed American descendant, the Quonset hut of World War II.
Meanwhile, Down on Broadway, the artist who is occasionally known as Steve Olson has also been installing a massive leather fetished piece in the Quonset Hut headquarters of Hoorsen Buhs.
TAOS, NM -- After 30 months of living the high desert life of New Mexico and creating powerfully lyric abstract paintings to rival Pollock, Gorky and de Kooning, Richard Diebenkorn left his light-filled Quonset hut in Albuquerque in June 1952 and set out on a life journey that would make him one of the most important American artists of the 20'h century.
On the harvesting side, we saw farms with Quonset hut growing rooms--simple but effective structures.
The latest venture is to refurbish a movie theater built in a quonset hut that failed in 1952 (