The Confrontation


May 21st - PLA (the so-called People's Liberation Army) units arrive in Beijing - 207K ; small image - 14K.

Beijing citizens greet arriving soldiers - 195K ; another view - 231K ; small image - 22K.

Young and old, they all support the students - 201K ; another view - 215K ; small image -34K.

May 20th - Li Peng announces curfew, but the protest continues - 114K ; small image - 10K.

May 23rd - PLA units blocked by Beijing citizens - 247K ; another view - 216K ; a sea of helmets - 279K ; small image - 63K.

PLA retreats - 282K ; small image - 27K.

Citizens confront PLA soldiers - 252K ; small image - 20K.

"The PLA supports you !" - 210K ; small image - 17K.

Citizens pledge with soldiers not to harm students - 114K ; small image - 8K.

Citizens confronting PLA units - 159K ; small image - 17K.

Students' parade in front of the Great Hall of People - 200K ; another view - 236K ; small image - 28K.

Vehicles join the parade - 204K ; another view - 195K ; small image - 23K.

Construction workers show their support - 212K ; another view - 272K ; small image - 23K.

The Goddess of Democracy statue - 247K ; another view - 276K ; small image - 16K.

The Goddess of Democracy - 170K ; small image - 16K.

Thousands remain in the Square - 297K ; another view - 246K ; small image - 40K.

May 29th - The Goddess of Democracy statue is raised in Tiananmen - 225K ; another view - 292K ; small image - 65K.

Soldiers dozing off - 184K ; small image - 11K.

PLA armor preparing to advance into Beijing - 248K ; another view - 329K ; small image - 30K.

Hou Dejian - a Taiwanese singer at the Square - 107K ; small image - 7K.

Beijing citizens rush to confront the PLA - 203K ; another view - 240K ; small image - 25K.

PLA armor units - 249K ; another view - 242K ; small image - 21K.

Beijing citizens swarm to meet PLA vehicles - 229K ; another view - 261K ; small image - 34K.

"PLA are friends of the people !" - 205K ; another view - 269K ; small image - 35K.

Beijing citizens block PLA truck with their bodies - 243K ; small image - 17K.

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