The famous Greenham Common Women protestors block an entrance to RAF Greenham Common in December 1982. The protests were made in an attempt to stop the basing of US Cruise Missiles in the UK.

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.

Greenham Common Women Protesters, 1980s. Although not as affected by it as maybe Hilary was, Frances attended the Greenham Common Protest.

This week on the Nest Collective Hour includes an interview with Theo Bard of 'Woodburner Folk NIght' & an unusual field recording of demonstration songs and chants at a CND march from the early

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.

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.

Women at the Greenham Common Peace Camp 1981

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

greenham common peace protesters

UK Open Days: Nelson's flagship and nuclear silos reveal Britain's hidden past

I grew up with this. I thought about the images of the parade, the banners of the Nine Trades of Dundee Peace protesters hold hands encircle perimeter fence, Greenham Common Berkshire England.

@PhilpWolmuth. Protesters attempt to invade the USAF base at Molesworth, Cambridgeshire, to protest against the installation of Cruise missiles.

Protesters attempt to invade the USAF base at Molesworth, Cambridgeshire, to protest against the installation of Cruise missiles.

Greenham Common, 12 Dec 1982 30,000 women joined hands in peaceful protest to 'embrace the base'.

Greenham Common, 12 Dec 1982 women joined hands in peaceful protest to 'embrace the base'. Hard to believe this is the same base or was

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Greenham Common 'embrace the base' demo (photo: Jenny Taylor)

Greenham Common camp, 1984 - The Independent

The women who changed Britain forever

Greenham Common 12 Dec 1982 30,000 women joined hands in peaceful protest to 'embrace the base' These are photos of loved ones whom women wanted to protect from nuclear warfare.

Greenham Common 12 Dec 1982 women joined hands in peaceful protest to 'embrace the base' These are photos of loved ones whom women wanted to protect from nuclear warfare.


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