40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken: The iconic photo of Tank Man, the unknown rebel who stood in front of a column of Chinese tanks in an act of defiance following the Tiananmen Square protests of Seconcs later he was rolled over by the tanks.
Tank Man (now with more raw footage), an act of near suicidal courage by one man on th 6/6/89. Twenty five years ago to-day (June 4th 1989) the massacre of thousands of peacfully demonstrating students occured in & around Tiananmen Square in Peking (now Beijing), China. Never forget their sacrifice. One day history will show that their deaths were not in vain. Please share this & remember!
Terril Jones's view of Changan Avenue in Beijing on June 5, 1989, shows "Tank Man", in the distance at left, framed by two tree trunks, on the verge of his confrontation with the tanks in the distance at right.
Stuart Franklin: how I photographed Tiananmen Square and 'tank man'