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Nissen and his Hut

A Nissen Hut is a tunnel-shaped shed made of corrugated steel. Nissen Huts are named after their inventor – Peter Norman Nissen (1871-1930) and are nothing to do with Nissan, the Japanese car firm. Peter Nissen When he invented the hut Nissen was a Major in the British army, the 29th Company Royal Engineers, but

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