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air-raid shelter

[¦er ‚rād ¦shel·tər]
(civil engineering)
A chamber, often underground, provided with living facilities and food, for sheltering people against air attacks.
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PC William Alfred Henry Timms - killed by enemy action when an air raid shelter was destroyed, aged 23, on November 14, 1940.
People been the market years are to learn it Jane They were used as an air raid shelter during the Second World War.
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.
She |was in an air raid shelter under the Leeds Hotel, Middlesbrough, when a bomb hit it in July 1942, left
The couple had heard rumours of an air raid shelter in their garden, but assumed it had rotted away after the end of the war.
At Clerwood he said care officer Gordon Knott abused him in a darkened air raid shelter in the grounds and while he was having a bath.
The photographs released by the heritage agency also show traces of a Second World War air raid shelter in Coventry's Radford Road recreation ground, still showing up in dark rectangles of lush grass despite being partly demolished after the war.
Teardrops and Bottle Tops: Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Wilkinson air raid shelter disaster.
I used to play in an air raid shelter over the Ouseburn at the bottom of Sandyford.
The hidden air raid shelters in Tranmere still have the canteen sign in place, right, a water tank, below left, and supply boxes, below right
For one thing it meant the end of those disrupted nights hunkering down in a cold dank air raid shelter at the bottom of our garden listening to the sound of gun fire and the crump crump of exploding bombs.