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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Fortunately for my recruiting efforts, I shared a Nissen hut with the squadron adjutant.
Vandals broke into the wartime Nissen hut at 3am and hurled valuable bowls around the building before setting light to it.
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.
Home that cost a fiver A World War II Nissen hut bought for a fiver has been home to Edward and Doreen Warren for 3 years.
But Tesco is planning to build a state-of-the-art supermarket and demolish an outdated unsatisfactory one that looks more like an overgrown Nissen hut.
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.
The main hall, a Nissen hut built in 1918, was demolished last month to pave the way for the new building.
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.
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.