Tank Man, Tiananmen Square
By on August 18th, 2012

Year: 1989
Photograph by: Jeff Widener for AP Photos

Year: 1989
Photograph by: Jeff Widener for AP Photos

This is THE most famous photo of resistance against an oppressive regime in the history of the world. An unnamed man is seen blocking a series of T-89 tanks from the Chinese military from rolling into Tiananmen Square.
There are no photos of the bloodshed that followed!

Author: Debjyoti Bardhan Google Profile for Debjyoti Bardhan
Is a science geek, currently pursuing some sort of a degree (called a PhD) in Physics at TIFR, Mumbai. An enthusiastic but useless amateur photographer, his most favourite activity is simply lazing around. He is interested in all things interesting and scientific.

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