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She wrote little about herself, but went into raptures about the great city, about its reviving ruins, about the women, girls and youths who had come here from all parts of the country to rebuild the city, living in cellars, gun emplacements, blindages and bunkers left after the fighting, and in railway cars, plywood shacks and dug-outs.
Kolchinsky pointed to a strip of plywood covering the area from the bottom of the couchette to the carpet.
Buddy and cousin Davy drive out in the creamery van with a load of plywood and we work the night away nailing it down.
After cruising around the dance floor with Sharon Carson, dancing with Virginia was like dancing with a plywood cutout.
Monday we took the Flush out and anchored her over the wreck and worked all day in shifts, beefing up those places where Palacio thought the floatation might come busting out, and also cutting through some interior bulkheads to make a free flow of water through all the belowdecks areas, and fastening some plywood against the inside of the hull where the big hole was.
Nailer was clutching a plywood chair, which he plonked down a few feet away from Cal.
The fuselage was light plywood, a monocoque hull factory-made in two pieces and then fastened together along a central seam, much stronger than the old fabric models and extremely simple to make, which was crucial these days.
The doorway to the two adjoining rooms gave into a cramped plasterboard cubicle from which plywood fire-retardant doors led off on either side.
Vladimir and I had just spent another grueling three-hour session of fighting practice, trying to teach me how to put a lance through a quintain, an old plywood shield with a small hole in the center of it.
King, a stocky fifty-eight-year-old artillery man from Atlanta who wore a neatly cropped full mustache, was at that moment standing before a sheet of plywood on which a large-scale map of the Bataan Peninsula had been mounted.