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Tank man how a photograph defined China"s protest movement by Michael Burgan

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Written in English


  • Juvenile literature,
  • Photojournalism,
  • Pictorial works,
  • History

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Edition Notes

Other titlesHow a photograph defined China"s protest movement
Statementby Michael Burgan
SeriesCaptured world history, Captured history
LC ClassificationsDS779.32 .B87 2014
The Physical Object
Pagination64 pages
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27160415M
ISBN 100756547318, 0756547873
ISBN 109780756547318, 9780756547875
LC Control Number2013031196

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The tanks tried to go around the man, but he stepped back into their path, climbing atop one briefly. Widener assumed the man would be killed, but the tanks held their fire. Eventually the man was whisked away, but not before Widener immortalized his singular act of resistance. Others also captured the scene, but Widener’s image was.   The man was unarmed and appeared to be carrying a briefcase and a white plastic bag. Once the moving tanks reached a complete stop in front of him, the Tank Man waved his right hand as if to tell the vehicles to turn back. The tanks did at one point attempt to move around the man but he merely moved to continue blocking their path.   From adventure-filled days complete with real-life war games, artillery fire, and tank races to terror-filled nights marked by vicious tirades, brutal beatings, and psychological torture, Mark paints a chilling portrait of family life that is at once whimsical and horrific—all building to a shocking climax that challenges even the broadest boundaries of love and : X. TANKS , download the TANKS installation file from the TTN to your computer. Refer to section for detailed installation instructions. What’s New in TANKS (1) TANKS is a Windows-based application. It is a bit program designed for users of.