Bomb-bay



(in the fuselage of a bomber) the compartment in which bombs are carried and from which they are dropped.
Historical Examples

Sense of Obligation Henry Maxwell Dempsey (AKA Harry Harrison)
Dave Dawson at Truk Robert Sydney Bowen
Dave Dawson at Truk Robert Sydney Bowen
Dave Dawson at Truk Robert Sydney Bowen
Planet of the Damned Harry Harrison
Dave Dawson at Truk Robert Sydney Bowen

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