Nissen hut


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Nissen hut

a military shelter of semicircular cross section, made of corrugated steel sheet

Nissen hut

A semicylindrically shaped prefabricated building of corrugated steel, usually thermally insulated.
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When the old Nissen hut is demolished, only the memories of war and peace will linger around the old Llandow airfield.
After the war, he set up his workshop in an old Nissen hut by the Afon Cymro and began driving for Crosville buses in Denbigh.
Parts from one of the cars were later found in a Nissen hut in the grounds of a cottage in another part of the city.
They founded the Kagan textile empire in a Nissen hut with starting capital of pounds 8.
Marske Brass Band Marske Band's current headquarters are a World War II wooden Nissen hut.
As he neared the border he overtook a car on an inside hard shoulder but lost control when he hit a footpath causing his vehicle to career across the road and smash into Mr Long's Nissen hut shop.
When the Nissen hut between the parade ring and the track, currently occupied by a hospitality room and cafe, is eventually demolished (please), there may be scope for improving the layout.
He added: 'Holly House has come a long way since the days when the farm building comprised just a Nissen hut used as an officers' mess.
So while the tenants in the south of Birmingham waited patiently for the men from the gas board and the water board to appear, and the contractors to re-appear, those who had opted for a Nissen hut were feeling pretty pleased with themselves.