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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 Most Iconic Images Of The 1980s

ClassicPics (@History_Pics) tweeted at 10:43 PM on Sat, May 31, 2014: Uncropped version of Jeff Widener's famous photo of Tank Man on Tiananmen Square, Beijing, 1989.

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sophie scholl : german student : active within the 'white rose' non-violent resistance group in nazi germany : convicted of high treason after having been found distributing anti-war leaflets at the university of munich with her brother hans : they were both executed by guillotine 22 february 1943 : she was 22 years old

Hooded Iraqi prisoner comforting a child [2003] Photographer: Jean-Marc Bouju Award winning photo showing a iraqi man comforts his son at a holding center for prisoners of war in An Najaf, Iraq, 31 March 2003. AP photographer Jean-Marc Bouju has won the 2003 World Press Photo of the Year competition. Jean-Marc won also the 1995 Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography and the 1999 Pulitzer Prize in Spot News Photography.

Reichstag flag [1945] Photographer: Yevgeny Khaldei (1917-1997) Soviet Union soldiers Raqymzhan Qoshqarbaev and Georgij Bulatov raising the flag on the roof of Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany in May, 1945.