bomb shelter

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Noun1.bomb shelter - a chamber (often underground) reinforced against bombing and provided with food and living facilitiesbomb 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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The 98-year-old recalled how she hid in a bomb shelter in Liverpool with her mother as the city was bombarded by the Germans in 1941.
After spending the first two nights in a public bomb shelter, they decided to risk a night in their rented house.
25 YEARS AGO Plan for old nuclear bomb shelter A SURPRISING applicant came forward with a proposal for a new use for the Government bomb shelter in Burder Street, which had been recently put up for sale by the Home Office.
Cowering in a bomb shelter, 11-year-old Evelyn wishes desperately to be "anywhere but here." Her wish granted, she and her siblings find themselves in a beautiful kingdom called the Woodlands.
Prices range between the bomb shelter tour for [pounds sterling]30 to the photography tour in Euston's abandoned tube tunnels, which will set enthusiasts back [pounds sterling]100.
In Switzerland and a few other countries, everybody is legally entitled to access a bomb shelter. A 1978 law stipulates that every new building must have one.
These include the touching origin of some incredible tree art, the heartwarming story of aYateleytoddler representing his favourite team and an interesting use for a Second World War bomb shelter in Guildford.
In 1955, fourteen-year-old Lori creates a Christmas room in her father's bomb shelter. Sixty years later, fourteen-year-old Peggy and her friends discover the abandoned shelter, fully preserved.
For example, this video showed a group of people putting their children into a storm drain as a makeshift bomb shelter. The video shows a man pointing at a storm drain or sewer manhole opening indicating that she should take shelter inside.
He recently made headlines by unearthing a World War II-era underground bomb shelter on the grounds of Ipoh's Sultan Azlan Shah Airport.
The well-maintained building, which was used as a bomb shelter in the early 1940s, offers a dedicated loading dock and freight facilities.