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Artefact – Greenham Common Fence

Below is a cutting of a fence from the Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp, which lasted from 1981-2000.

The camp was set up in protest against decisions to site cruise missiles at RAF Greenham Common in Berkshire, England. This non-violent protest gained great media attention from all over the world at a time when the fight for nuclear superiority was dominating the world.

greenham common fence

 

greenam common fence

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You may also be interested in these artefacts about Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp:
Postcard with Photo of Action
Postcard with Photo of Banner

Source: Feminist Archive North

 

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