The Greenham Common Women

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The Greenham Common Women In 1979 the NATO decided to site 96 Cruise Missiles at the Air Force base in Greenham Common. On september 5th in 1981 women marched 110 miles from Cardiff in Wales to to Greenham to protest against the NATO decision. Then they set up Womens Peace Camp outside the main gate of the RAF base. Setellite camps soon followed and settled around the fences of the base. Each camp was distinguished by its color - the Womens Peace Camp became known as Yellow Gate. In november 1983 the missiles arived. More women came from all parts of the U.K. to resist by taking non-violent direct action. In addition women entered the base regularly to obstruct the workings of the Cruise Missile convoy. In 1985 Micheal Hesseltine, the Secretary of Statue for the Ministry of Defence, made ...

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