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buzz bomb

Regional slang for illicit nitrous oxide.
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The buzz bombs, also known as V-ls, V-2s, or robot bombs, each carried 2,000 pounds of explosives.
Our hospital was hit three times by buzz bombs, killing and wounding patients and hospital personnel.
Our hospital area at Fayenbois had not been targeted by buzz bombs, and we couldn't wait to move out of Liege to the comparative tranquility at our hospital site.
Wouldn't you know it, though, as soon as we moved into our chateau, the buzz bombs moved out to Fayenbois.
That was the situation, when one week before Christmas, a sudden dense fog fell over all of Belgium, creating an eerie, gray, silent landscape, and the only sounds you could hear were the muffled sounds of buzz bombs dropping.
We figured we'd either be killed by buzz bombs or captured by the Germans by December 25, and we didn't want the Krauts enjoying the contents of those packages.
The buzz bombs were making their usual 10-15 minute appearances as they had been during the entire fog-bound week, but our planes that had been grounded all this time were out now in full force.
There were many heavy battles yet to be fought before the Germans surrendered on May 8, and we nurses were kept busy caring for the casualties of those battles that continued to fill our hospital, but without the threat of being killed by buzz bombs or captured by the Germans, our lives were fulfilled and content.
Commuting daily or nightly from our quarters in Liege was of a nightmarish quality, as buildings all around us were collapsing from buzz bomb hits, and crews were digging for bodies in the debris that was once a house or occupied building.
Our patients hated being confined to a hospital bed in Buzz Bomb Alley, which is what they called the Liege area, and they all said they would rather be back in the front lines, where it was comparatively quiet some of the time.
Went to a movie tonight and saw pictures of the Buzz Bomb damage in London (News Reel).
It's a better buzz bomb (more powerful) that isn't talked about.