The pilot, the co-pilot, the left and right waist gunners and the man at the ball turret died, according to the story.
What does RW stand for?
RW stands for Right Waist Gunner
This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
See other definitions of RW
We have 26 other meanings of RW in our Acronym Attic
- Requirements Worksheet
- Residual Wave
- Resistance Welding
- Resourceful Women (San Francisco, CA)
- Retaining Wall (construction)
- Retirement Weekly
- Revolutionary War
- Rewritable (disk)
- Ridgetown Waterway
Samples in periodicals archive:
It brought back memories of my brother, Ross Carlock, a right waist gunner on a B-17 stationed in Italy with the 15th Air Force, from 1943 to 1944.
In early 1943, he became the right waist gunner on the ten-man, B-17F crew of 2d Lt.