air raid


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an attack by armed planes on a surface target

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I made for Cheetham Street towards the police station and found that a bomb had landed in the yard of the Cheetham Street Girls School yard, in which there was an air raid shelter.
When we came back to Coventry every time there was an air raid warning we went to the shelter in Primrose Hill Park.
North Shields: The Bombing of a Town describes the devastation that wartime air raids brought to North Tyneside.
The air raid was referred to in Cole's autobiography.
Angered by the civilian casualties, protesters turned out in large numbers in Laghman province of eastern Afghanistan on Sunday to denounce the air raid.
Air Raid Diary details Middlesbrough's heaviest air raid on July 26, 1942, when the Co-op Victoria Hall on Linthorpe Road was razed to the ground and the Leeds Hotel, at the junction of Linthorpe Road and Wilson Street, was demolished in a direct hit.
IF you were ever in an air raid when you could hear the sound of high raining, you heard the sound of a bomb which kept coming coming and coming.
Air raids on Birmingham on the nights of April 9 and 10, 1941.
TODAY marks the 75th anniversary of the first air raid on Coventry during World War Two.
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.
In Juba, military spokesman for South Sudanese army, Colonel Philip Aguer, confirmed to Sudan Tribune the Raja bombings on Wednesday, adding that another air raid also occurred on the same day in Northern Bahr el Ghazal state.
Medical source said that four people, including a disabled child from the same family, were killed in an Israeli air raid targeted their house in the Nuseirat refugee camp in central Gaza.
AN air raid shelter has been uncovered in a family's back garden after decades hidden under a rockery.
The 42-year-old said she knew straight away it was an air raid shelter from its unique shape and while it could have comfortably housed a family she imagines many more people would have been cowering in it as German bombing raids went on overhead.
Ashraf al-Qedra, a health ministry official, said two teenager brothers were killed in an Israeli air raid on Shuja'ya neighborhood in east of Gaza City.