This iconic image was not taken on the 4th of June – the date of the massacres (and, yes, I do mean plural: Beijing was not the only city with these pro-freedom of speech protests). It was taken on the 5th of June – the day after…
Which only makes ‘the tank man’ that much more important – that much more heroic!!!
So, what are the most common misconceptions?
And an eyewitness account: