Talk - A History of Greenham Common Airfield 1941-1992
Covering the life, operations and highlights of the history of the airfield. Starting with a look back at how the base started as one of a number of local airfields to help beat the Third Reich, it will go on to reveal the major contribution the base made to contain the threat of Soviet expansionism in the Cold War. Local historian Jonathan Sayers will also be looking at how the base contributed to West Berkshire with the International Air Tattoos and the British land speed record. This talk complements the Greenham - War and Peace special exhibition at the museum.