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Greenham Common

(ˈɡriːnəm)
n
(Placename) a village in West Berkshire unitary authority, Berkshire; site of a US cruise missile base, and, from 1981, a camp of women protesters against nuclear weapons; although the base had closed by 1991 a small number of women remained until 2000
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Thousands encircled the RAF Greenham Common base, cutting through sections of its fence and there were hundreds of arrests.
President Ronald Reagan hoped to put a "Star Wars" ballistic missile shield in space and wanted to deploy US nuclear missiles to Europe, including to RAF Greenham Common west of London.
160 missiles will be located at RAF Greenham Common, Berkshire, and RAF Molesworth in Cambridgeshire.
The MoD sent a senior engineer from Whitehall to examine yet another of the saucers, and US air force police photographed one of the finds near RAF Greenham Common in Berkshire.
For nearly two decades RAF Greenham Common in Newbury was home to a camp of women, who protested against the nuclear weapons kept there.
My first assignment was to RAF Greenham Common (when it was a Cold War bomber base) and there met my beautiful wife-to-be, Maureen.