The occupied Tiananmen Square as seen from the roof of the Beijing Hotel on June 5, 1989.

Tiananmen Square: Japanese diplomats feared Chinese troops would storm embassy

  • Workers burned documents and planned to escape on bicycles as the People’s Liberation Army responded to democracy protests, official recalls
  • A Chinese military unit sprayed gunfire at an accommodation block for Japanese diplomats
Topic |   Tiananmen Square crackdown

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The occupied Tiananmen Square as seen from the roof of the Beijing Hotel on June 5, 1989.
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