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Another accidentally discharges a burst from an anti-aircraft gun. Times, Sunday Times (2016)An anti-aircraft gun was firing from the hill behind at the road we had just come down. Broken Lives (1993)They fired off deafening anti-aircraft rounds by way of celebration. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Sometimes they would sound an anti-aircraft alarm and fire a heavy machinegun. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was impossible to mount a search on the ground because of the heavy anti-aircraft fire in the area. Times, Sunday Times (2011)For two nights a week throughout the war he manned an anti-aircraft gun defending London. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Britain was losing the aerial war against German anti-aircraft defences. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He waited around until it had cleared and then flew in low to avoid the destroyers' anti-aircraft fire. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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