40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

Tank Man, 1989 - The most iconic image of the Tiananmen Square massacre, this picture depicts the important “unknown rebel” standing in front of the tanks that threatened a peaceful protest in China. Jeff Widener snapped this image.

The Story Behind the Iconic Tank Man Tiananmen Square Photo.

The Story Behind the Iconic "Tank Man" Tiananmen Square Photo

The Story Behind the Iconic Tank Man Tiananmen Square Photo.

Everyone on the planet thought he was going to get run over... until the last possible second

Everyone on the planet thought he was going to get run over... until the last possible second

The moment leading up to the Tiananmen Square stand off. The lone man can be seen holding his ground in the left of the picture with the advancing tanks on the right. Photo by Terril Jones.

The moment leading up to the Tiananmen Square stand off. The lone man can be seen holding his ground in the left of the picture with the advancing tanks on the right. Photo by Terril Jones.

What happened to Tank Man, China’s most famous Tiananmen Square protester? — Quartz

What happened to Tank Man, China’s most famous Tiananmen Square protester?

What happened to Tank Man, China’s most famous Tiananmen Square protester? — Quartz

Following a crackdown that resulted in the deaths of hundreds of student demonstrators in Beijing, a lone Chinese protester steps in front of People's Liberation Army tanks in Tiananmen Squarein 1989.

What makes an image unforgettable? - CNN.com

Following a crackdown that resulted in the deaths of hundreds of student demonstrators in Beijing, a lone Chinese protester steps in front of People's Liberation Army tanks in Tiananmen Squarein 1989.

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!

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!

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Tank Man At Tiananmen Square On June 5, 1989 in Beijing, an unidentified man commonly known as "Tank Man" helped create history's most iconic image of resistance when he stood down four Chinese tanks amid the Tiananmen Square protests against political corruption and oppression.

Tank Man At Tiananmen Square On June 5, 1989 in Beijing, an unidentified man commonly known as "Tank Man" helped create history's most iconic image of resistance when he stood down four Chinese tanks amid the Tiananmen Square protests against political corruption and oppression.

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