Air Raid


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air raid

[′er ‚rād]
(ordnance)
An attack of a place by aircraft; may consist of a bombing or strafing attack against a position or a city.

What does it mean when you dream about an air raid?

In most cases, the meaning of an air raid is straightforward. It reflects a feeling of being assaulted, of being under attack.

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Also in Saada, Saudi warplanes carried out three air raids on Ghamer and Menabah border districts, and seven airstrikes on several area in Boqa area of Ketaf district.
SC William Matson Sinclair - killed during an enemy air raid, aged 33, on October 12, 1940.
There are actually two air raid shelters surviving below the floor of the arcade.
The ARP was set up in 1937 and was dedicated to the protection of civilians from the danger of air raids.
In my book Cardiff Voices, published by Tempus in 2000, Reta Gale wrote: "We originally did not have an air raid shelter, but shared our neighbour's.
Atari fans are still unsure whether the game is actually even called Air Raid or not.
8 -- Air raids targeting Al-Qaeda militants intensified during the past two days in Abyan, Hadramout and Bida'a.
ARBIL / Aswat al-Iraq: The President of northern Iraq's Kurdistan Region, Massoud Barzani, has expressed anger and condemnation for the Turkish air raids on border areas in Kurdistan Region, that killed 7 Kurdish citizens on Sunday.
She was 52 and her daughter, Margaret Hanlon, nee Creamer, was killed in an air raid on March 13, 1941.
The air raid happened in the Shahkhel area of Girda Serai district late on Tuesday night, the district chief, Attiqullah Batoori, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
The West Yorkshire Archive Service will be tweeting details of actual war time incidents from the Air Raid Precaution logs.