We were all born near the start of World War II and I for one clearly recollect blackout boards going into place with regularity, air raid warnings, going down the air-raid shelter and seeing American GIs in uniform in Cardiff and at Sully railway station.
What does RW stand for?
RW stands for Raid Warning (gaming)
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- Slang/chat, popular culture
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We have 26 other meanings of RW in our Acronym Attic
- Rudolf Virchow Zentrum (German: Rudolf Virchow Center; University of Würzburg; Würzburg, Germany)
- Runway Visibility Zone (aviation)
- Race Walking
- Radar Warning
- Radiation Work
- Radio Warfare
- Radio Watch (for ACG forms)
- Radiological Warfare
- Radiological Warhead
- Raging Waters (California water park)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Every time there is an air raid warning in the country a notification is sent to iPhone users in Hebrew, with updates on location and timing provided by a volunteer based on the government's public warning alerts, the Telegraph reports.
There are no air raid warnings or bomb shelters and nowhere is safe from attack.
Apparently when the wedding party was leaving the church there was an air raid warning and everybody went to the shelter.
An ARP warning read: "Should an air raid warning be given during the performance the audience will be notified from the stage.
The high number of casualties was ascribed to the people of Sofia not having been given a proper air raid warning.
When we came back to Coventry every time there was an air raid warning we went to the shelter in Primrose Hill Park.
During these early attacks there were complaints that air raid warnings did not sound early enough.