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buzz bomb

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buzz bomb

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) another name for the V-1
[C20: from the sound of its engine]
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buzz′ bomb`



n.
a V-1 robot bomb.
[1940–45]
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Noun1.buzz bomb - a small jet-propelled winged missile that carries a bombbuzz bomb - a small jet-propelled winged missile that carries a bomb
guided missile - a rocket-propelled missile whose path can be controlled during flight either by radio signals or by internal homing devices
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buzz bomb

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Because of its limited range, the thousands of V-1 missiles launched into England were fired from launch facilities along the French (Pas-de-Calais) and Dutch coasts.
1944 Germany launches first V-1 missiles against London.
Leading Aircraftsman Douglas Duncan, then 19, was the first person to track radio transmissions coming from test firings of Hitler's secret weapon, the notorious V-1 missiles.