As some of you know, I run a website dedicated to the history of RAF Greenham Common. Since launching the site in September 2001, I have been contacted by hundreds of people based there over the years, some as far back as 1944 when the base was used by gliders ready for the liberation of Europe.

The History of Greenham Common by Jonathan Sayers RAF Greenham Common was an RAF and US Air Force base south of Newbury & Thatcham in Berkshire.
The History of Greenham Common
Jonathan Sayers/ The History of Greenham Common-Greased Lightening
On October 16 1963, B-58A Hustler 61-2059, assigned to the 305th Bomb Wing and with Major Sidney Kubesch, Major John Barrett, and Captain Gerard Williamson as crew, flew supersonically from Tokyo to London during Operation Greased Lightning.
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