Nov 1983 Cruise Missiles arrived at RAF Greenham Common.The famous Greenham Common Women protestors block an entrance to RAF Greenham Common in December The protests were made in an attempt to stop the basing of US Cruise Missiles in the UK.
This poster was produced to mark the first anniversary of the day on 5th September 1981 that a Welsh group, Women for Life on Earth arrived at Greenham Common airbase in Berkshire, having marched from Cardiff, to protest at the NATO decision to site ground launched cruise missiles there. A peace camp was set up outside the main gate and remained for 19 years.
30th anniversary of the first missiles to arrive at Greenham Common airbase
The women of Greenham Common taught a generation how to protest Thirty years on, the occupation of Greenham Common is judged by some to be irrelevant, but its lessons are just as applicable now as they ever were
UK Open Days: Nelson's flagship and nuclear silos reveal Britain's hidden past
Police drag away female anti-nuclear demonstrators at the Greenham Common airbase in Berkshire. The base gained notoriety in the when the Americans were allowed to site 96 nuclear cruise missiles there.