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
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 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.