incendiary bomb

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a bomb that is designed to start fires

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The 754th CCDA (along with the 756th CCDA, located at Riseley, Bedfordshire, England) operated USAAF Station 517 at Little Heath, Suffolk, England, with a detachment that briefly filled M47A1 incendiary bombs at Warren Wood, Suffolk, in support of the 8th and 9th AFs in England.
A cow was killed by an incendiary bomb which fell in a field on a farm owned by Mr J Bagnall, near a small North East town.
A troop of firewatchers was also formed and on one occasion during a blitz attack one of its members got out on to that self same roof to deal successfully with an incendiary bomb that had the potential to fire the building.
We heard a loud banging on the front door and a warden told us to get out since there was an incendiary bomb burning away on the roof.
An incendiary bomb came down their chimney in Angerton Gardens, Fenham, as five-week-old Margaret slept in the front room.
An incendiary bomb was placed in a food store, with security in place to ward off strangers.
MORE than 1000 people were evacuated from their homes late last night amid fears a gas cylinder could have exploded with the force of an incendiary bomb.
Another item that I can remember vividly was an incendiary bomb in our house.
Maia Vangens, from Aigburth, found the device and thought it was an incendiary bomb used by German bombers in World War II.
Yesterday a live World War Two incendiary bomb was found in a field near Scremerston, Berwick.
NORTHERN IRELAND was on alert last night against a new wave of incendiary bomb attacks.
The original market hall, constructed in 1835, was gutted by an incendiary bomb in 1940, and continued to be used, despite having no roof, until it was swept away in the redevelopment of the 1960s.
It is believed the device was a 2lb incendiary bomb dropped during German bombing raids in the area during World War II.
The building was hit by an incendiary bomb on May 5, 1941, and still stands as a burned-out shell and unofficial memorial to those who lost their lives in the Blitz.
Before the explosion, the firemen were damping the ship down before an incendiary bomb set off the explosion.