air-raid shelter

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Noun1.air-raid shelter - a chamber (often underground) reinforced against bombing and provided with food and living facilitiesair-raid shelter - a chamber (often underground) reinforced against bombing and provided with food and living facilities; used during air raids
chamber - a natural or artificial enclosed space
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SC Harry Berry - killed by enemy action when an air raid shelter was destroyed, aged 34, on October 21, 1940.
During the Second World War the Ministry of Defence used cellars and a network of tunnels beneath the New Brighton Palace amusement arcade as an ammunition factory employing 200 women, a base for fire watchers and an air raid shelter.
The space underneath the city's Grainger Market was used as a wartime air raid shelter and dozens flocked to the darkened tunnels to get a taste of wartime history.
Tour guide Michael Scott inside the air raid shelter underneath the Grainger Market Iain Buist
ON a recent visit to the Wales Millennium Centre I was most impressed with the mock Anderson air raid shelter that was on display to promote the musical Only The Brave.
LATE one night in July 1942, 11-year-old Dot Forman entered the air raid shelter below Middlesbrough's Leeds Hotel with her family, not knowing that would be the night they would be lucky to escape with their lives.
I, as a young boy, was machine-gunned by German aircraft whist running to the air raid shelter with my parents.
Another woman was injured when she fell running to an air raid shelter, Israeli news reports said.
Washington, February 10 ( ANI ): A former air raid shelter from World War II is being used for farming 100 feet underground.
I remember our family making its way to the air raid shelter down our long garden.
Aldwych, one of the first to be used as an air raid shelter, is being reopened to mark the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and recreated to look like it would have done in 1940.