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buzz bomb

Regional slang for illicit nitrous oxide.
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This rail line was important strategically for carrying troops and supplies, and it was this rail line Hitler wanted to destroy when he began sending his buzz bombs into Liege as an Armistice Day gift for the Americans.
The buzz bombs, also known as V-ls, V-2s, or robot bombs, each carried 2,000 pounds of explosives.
We worked, slept, ate, and went to the latrine to the sound of buzz bombs falling, and when one was falling, you never wanted to be caught in the latrine tent with four layers of pants around your ankles--combat pants, pant liners, long underwear, and panties.
When we finally did move into our chateau, though living there was not exactly luxurious, at least buzz bombs weren't falling around us--not yet
Wouldn't you know it, though, as soon as we moved into our chateau, the buzz bombs moved out to Fayenbois.
Our operating room was going 24 hours a day as we cared not only for our own battle casualties, but also for the Belgian civilians who had been injured by buzz bombs.
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.
It's a better buzz bomb (more powerful) that isn't talked about.