Sunday, August 6, 2017

This Day in 1989: July 27, 1989, Twelve "Republican Guard" Honored

On July 27, 1989, Deng Xiaoping signed separate military orders to award a total of 12 soldiers, including two posthumously, the honor of "Republican Guard," for their bravery and sacrifice "against hooligans and rioters" during the night of Tianannmen Massacre.

Days of 1989

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