Monday, August 7, 2017

This Day in 1989: July 2, 1989, Deng Xiaoping Awards Ten "Republican Guard"

On July 2, 1989, Central Military Chairman Deng Xiaoping signed an order to award the honor of "Republican Guard" titles to ten martial law troop soldiers who had died "in the hands of hooligans and rioters" during the massacre.

Days of 1989

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