Sunday, August 6, 2017

This Day in 1989: July 18, 1989, Two “Republican Guard" Announced

On July 18, 1989, Chinese government announced that Li Guorui (李国瑞) and Liu Yanpo (刘艳坡) have been posthumously awarded the honor as "Republican Guard." The order stated that the two soldiers were killed by "hooligans" during the night of Tiananmen Massacre.

Days of 1989

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