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  PBS Frontline: 'The Tank Man' - washingtonpost.com
In "The Tank Man," Frontline examines not only the identity and fate of the man in the picture, but how the freedoms he represented have progressed in China's social and political scene.
PBS Frontline's "The Tank Man" aired Tuesday, April 11, at 9 p.m.
In a discussion with close friends at WGBH a year ago, we felt that the search for the Tank Man could be the genesis of a program that touched many important issues in China.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/discussion/2006/04/05/DI2006040501776.html   (4126 words)

  
  Tank Man - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tank Man was, formerly, an anonymous Chinese student who was participating in the usual daily protests regularly held in Tiananmen Square ever since the founding of the Ming Mong Dynasty (c 1903).
Tank Man further impressed the Chinese crowds and Chinese military with incredible feats of strength and bravery, such as benchpressing an aircraft carrier, reciting pi to 1,000,000 decimal digits whilst juggling several unexploded nuclear landmines, and cooking a sperm whale with his portable wok in a world-record breaking time of 2.7 seconds.
Tank Man has many superattributes, such as the ability to swallow the Pacific Ocean, the ability to stretch his legs to enormous lengths, and can also hold his breath for a very long time (up to two minutes).
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Tank_man   (505 words)

  
 Lone Sentry: Tank Talk (German tank trends, panzer tactics, vulnerability of Pz. Kpfw. VI Tiger tank)
In an effort to combat attacks by tank hunters, the Germans have fitted the Tiger with S-mine dischargers, which are fired electrically from the interior of the tank.
German tanks undoubtedly are formidable weapons against a soft-shelled opposition, but become a less difficult proposition when confronted with resolution combined with a knowledge not only of their potentialities but also of their weaknesses.
When a tank approaches, the tank hunter waits until it is close enough to the pivoted board, and, at the very last moment, he pulls the free end of the board across the road.
www.lonesentry.com /tanktalk/index.html   (2697 words)

  
 The Corpuscle: Tank Man Games, 2008   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The story of Tank Man is probably not the story you think it is. Most folks believe he was a young student, probably part of the demonstrations that ended in Tiananmen Square the night of June 3-4, 1989.
There was a report in 1990 that Tank Man had been identified as the 19 year old son of a factory worker, and that he had been executed.
Tank Men to all those, not just the Chinese government, who would tell us how to think, or who tell us -- as China tells her people -- that there is no such thing as Tank Man, that he never existed, that, in fact, he never could exist.
www.thecorpuscle.com /2006/04/tank_man_games_.html   (1525 words)

  
 FRONTLINE: the tank man: watch the full program online | PBS
From there, Thomas looks at what the Tank Man's life might be like in today's China.
The regime has managed to erase the Tank Man's image, famous throughout the world, from Chinese memory.
In the face of official silence about 1989 and the Tank Man, the program concludes with Thomas' quest to find out what became of the Tank Man and who he was.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/tankman/view   (741 words)

  
 The Peking Duck: The story behind the Tiananmen Tank Man Photo
I've written about the "Tiananamen tank man" before, but I just came upon this article that details how the famous picture came to be taken.
By the time the photo appeared the man was already world famous from the broadcast of him stepping in front of the tank, which then tried to drive around him, whereupon he blocked its way in that direction too.
If tank man was found it would bring new hope to all of us in the weastern hemisphere, but its been almost 17 years since that photo has been seen in china, it wount mean anything to the new age university students, because of all the "new freedoms" that they now have.
pekingduck.org /archives/000935.php   (5012 words)

  
 Pac Man Frogs
Pac man Frogs require some shallow water created by slopeing up aquarium gravel towards one side of the tank or putting a water dish in the tank.
Pac man's eat everything in sight and will almost always eat your other frogs and even frogs of the same speciesthat ar eput in the same tank.
If a Pac Man does bite you and draws blood (they are one of the species of frogs with teeth (thanx Jacob) there wiill most likely be no risk of infection especialy if the forg has been in your house for more than a year.
www.geocities.com /Hollywood/Bungalow/2463/pacman.html   (716 words)

  
 Wacky Patent of the Month (Feb. 1996): U.S. Patent 1,392,095
This tank, as before intimated, is intended to be inhabited by a watchman and while they are not shown, suitable conveniences, such as seats and the like will be installed within the tank.
Arranged in the same side of the tank and adjacent the door 8 is another door 10 which instead of being retained closed by a latch, is held in such a position by means of a key-controlled lock 11.
So that the occupant of the tank may see to the outside, I provide a plurality of closely spaced peepholes 12 at many points in the wall of the tank so that a view may be had from any point or angle.
colitz.com /site/1392095/1392095.htm   (2118 words)

  
 T-Salon: Who is the Tank Man?
Frontline is going to air a program on the mysterious tank man who tried to stop the tanks from moving into Tiananmen Square during the student protest in 1989.
I remember it was just over Christmas vacation that the tank man slipped into a conversation that I had with a former Beijing resident who is now living abroad.
He both the tank man and the soldier who operated the tank were executed.
www.t-salon.net /2006/04/who-is-tank-man.html   (379 words)

  
 Extratv.com : Tank
Tank approaches his sophomore album, One Man, with the tenacity of a combat veteran.
Indeed, since his 2001 debut album Force of Nature, Tank has proven a talent durable enough to break through the R&B hard-line to become known as an irreplaceable new vocalist.
"One Man," the first single from the album is a classic Tank ballad, a song that discusses the trials and responsibilities of young fl man. In the song, an older and wiser Tank identifies with the pain of every man.
telepixtvcgi.warnerbros.com /dailynews/extramix/t/tank.html   (198 words)

  
 Used tank trucks for sale
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Tank truck MAN 19.464 38 m³ Dieseltankzug, 04.1999, 1100000km, diesel, 459hp, ABS, air conditioner, parking heater, power windows, trailer hook, retarder, driver's sleeping compartment, 5 axles, cruise-control, payload 9310kg, gross vehicle weight 1...
Tank truck Mercedes 1722, 1991, 438000 km, central lubrication, radio, tank, payload: 6580 kg., GVW: 18000 kg., wheel base: 420 m., axles: 4x2, leaf suspension, Euro 1, 220 hp, tires: 295/80 R 22.5, dealer's stock number: 21116....
www.truck1st.com /english/100trucks_tank_en.shtml   (2227 words)

  
 Worldandnation: Bomb kills 4-man Israeli tank crew
In a statement faxed to news agencies, Hamas said the bombing was revenge for the deaths of two of its activists who were killed in the same vicinity in a clash with Israeli troops last week.
Almog said rescue efforts were hampered by the fire that engulfed the tank and the muddy terrain.
It was the fourth fatal attack on an Israeli tank in the past year, and brought to 11 the number of soldiers killed in such incidents.
www.sptimes.com /2003/02/16/Worldandnation/Bomb_kills_4_man_Isra.shtml   (695 words)

  
 Developing the Tank
Highly vulnerable to mechanical breakdowns, fourteen tanks never made it to the starting point and as the day progressed most of the tanks were crippled due to mechanical failures, unsuitable ground and artillery fire.
Although other tanks were on the drawing board, material shortages limited the German tank corps to these A7V’s and some captured Mark IV’s.
The British continued building heavy tanks as well, including the Mark V, Mark VI, Mark VII and a joint U.S.-British project on the Mark VIII or “International.” The U.S. accepted an order to build 1,200 Renault FT-17 light tanks, and the Ford Motor Company agreed to develop a two-man light tank for the U.S. Army.
www.michiganhistorymagazine.com /extra/tanks/developing_the_tank.html   (947 words)

  
 Man shells out £14k on army tank for supermarket run | the Daily Mail
"The tank's 30mm gun is deactivated and the only thing that really marks it out as different on the highway are the rubber tracks it has fitted to protect the road.
Stephen, who lives with partner Tracy Allen, 42, a baker, bought the tank five months ago to accompany his 1986 military Land Rover, a 1996 Honda XR250 motorbike which was used by the SAS and his 14ft long military radio repair hut which saw action in Bosnia.
"The tank, which cost £500,000 brand new, was used in Kosovo which is quite different from its use nowadays," said Stephen, who is a road breakdown mechanic for a private firm.
www.dailymail.co.uk /pages/live/articles/news/news.html?in_article_id=409518&in_page_id=1770   (1266 words)

  
 a Brown Bag Blog: Tank Man!
When I was in college we all sorta assumed that the Tienamen Square tank man was rounded up and killed at some point.
Armed with nothing more than the suspicion he was on TV and the courage to embrace his human rights, one lone student thought he could do for China what Walesa did for Poland and what Yeltsin was doing for Russia.
That the tanks slowed down at all is a testament to that hour of hope in the human story, the year when the Wall came down—and others stayed up.
brownbagblog.com /2006/04/tank-man.html   (305 words)

  
 Cal Poly MBA Trip » The Tank Man — REQUIRED!!
I can’t help but wonder what has happened to the tank man. After listening to the different ideas of what people interviewed in the video thought, I think he could easily be alive today.
The tank man was out standing in front of the tanks and climbing on one for a good amount of time.
As I watched the tank man, I was amazed at the amount of courage that he and the many other Chinese people had at Tiananmen Square in 1989.
calpolymbatrip.com /2006/china/the-tank-man   (8784 words)

  
 Halfbakery: Single man tank.
If only one man is needed for it, shrink the design to meet the same specs just minus the room for the additional crewmembers.
If you could field five 1 man 10 ton tanks as opposed to one 1 man 50 ton tank you can use squad tactics via radio between tanks and swarm opponents.
You have one man flying a 100 million dollar aircraft, I think this is a good idea.
www.halfbakery.com /idea/Single_20man_20tank_2e   (725 words)

  
 The Tank Museum - Bovington - Latest Exhibits, The Collection
Drury joined the Royal Tank Corps at 18 and fought in North Africa, Italy and France, where he was wounded and was immediately discharged from the army.
In 1969 Peter was very ill with kidney failure - shrapnel had lacerated his back when he was wounded and a piece had lodged in his kidney.
As a boy Drury was a great athlete, and after the war despite having only one arm he was a good golfer and won many local tournaments.
www.tankmuseum.co.uk /collatest_0105.html   (214 words)

  
 The Tank Museum - Bovington - Memorabilia, The Collection
In 1922 T E Lawrence served in the Tank Corps at Bovington as Private Shaw.
Ask any Allied tank man. The thing he feared most was the dreaded German Eighty Eight.
This is a late version on a field carriage which displays the menace of a gun that could destroy any Allied tank in its day.
www.tankmuseum.co.uk /colmem.html   (169 words)

  
 Mexican Tanks
This tank could probably obtain the title of "cutest tank in the world" if such a title existed.
Mexican M3A1 and M5A1 light tanks, together with the M8 SPG and M8 Greyhounds served with the 12th cavalry regiment in Chiapas, some of these vehicles bore the brunt of the Zapatist-attack in 1994 until reinforcments arrived.
Purchased in 1945, this was a 5 man medium tank.
mailer.fsu.edu /~akirk/tanks/Mexico/Mexico.html   (345 words)

  
 The tank man - Asia Finest Discussion Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The "hero" in that picture was not the man in front of the tank, rather, it was the tank commander.
The commander, with his compassion intact, hesistated so that the man either by his own volition got out of the way or as it happen, his friend got him out of there.
i'm sure if the tank man were supporting beliefs more to your taste you'd be praising his bravery and willingness to risk his life for his ideals
www.asiafinest.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=79099   (1161 words)

  
 Amazon.com: One Man: Music: Tank   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tank didn't it, what we were hoping He was going to do with "Forces of Nature" He did it with "One Man".
One Man from top to bottom is a musical treasure and should be taken seriously.
tank is sexy and he has a good voice, but his music could be alot better, i really hope he can have a successful career because there is just something i really like about him.
www.amazon.com /One-Man-Tank/dp/B00006JXYA   (1004 words)

  
 Tank Cleaning, robotic equipment,Lagoon cleaners,oil separation and oil recovery
The cannon can be used to wash the tank down after the sludge is removed or can be used to dilute.
Both the de-sludging and final washing stages of the tank cleaning procedure can be carried out concurrently without having to change equipment or re-rig.
Although it is often possible to clean tanks faster by using the Sit and Ride MOVer this increase in speed is often negated due to the 24-hour capabilities of the ROVer 350 system.
members.aol.com /oiltank   (1262 words)

  
 Distributed Fish Tank Man Page.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The networked fish tank is designed to be a robust network of fish tanks with the fish swimming between them, leaving the tank they are in about a minute after then get there.
The graphics on the tanks are CPU intensive and the tanks should be run one to a host and be limited to unloaded hosts.
There is a limit of 5 fish in a tank and the user can not add a fish if there are 3 or more fish in a tank.
www.trachtenberg.com /fish/manpage.html   (255 words)

  
 Pure-Essence.Net » story behind the tank man   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There he is, a thin young man dressed in a white shirt and dark pants squaring off against a line of tanks, a lone human figure daring a great nation’s military to mow him down in plain sight.
He’d heard that soldiers were using electric cattle prods to force photojournalists to surrender their equipment, so when Widener stumbled upon a visiting American, a student he knew only as Kurt, he asked to take pictures from the young man’s room on the sixth floor of the Beijing Hotel, not far from Tiananmen Square.
This brave man was reported to live in Taiwan now and married with a child.
pure-essence.net /archives/2004/01/24/story-behind-the-tank-man   (1067 words)

  
 Moving at the Speed of Creativity » Blog Archive » China, WikiPedia, Flickr, Web 2.0 and The Tank Man   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I was pleased to learn today (via Jeremy Goldkorn) that China has chosen to unblock WikiPedia.
So reading actual text about Tank Man, to accompany the picture, will be harder to do.
On the square were tanks that crushed people and students etc. etc.
www.speedofcreativity.org /2006/11/15/china-wikipedia-flickr-web-20-and-the-tank-man   (793 words)

  
 BBC News | Asia-Pacific | Tiananmen 'tank man' still at large
The lone Chinese protester who brought a column of tanks to a standstill in Tiananmen Square during the 1989 crackdown was never arrested and is still at large, a Hong Kong-based dissident group has said.
However, the most memorable images are of a young man, carrying what appears to be a shopping bag, who refused to move out of the way of the advancing tanks.
Although the man was initially identified as Wang Weilin, the documents suggest the name was false.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/asia-pacific/75679.stm   (341 words)

  
   2007   June - One Mans Blog
This man has come to be known as “Tank Man” around the world.
He continued to stand defiantly in front of the tanks for some time, then climbed up onto the turret of the lead tank to speak to the soldiers inside.
After returning to his position blocking the tanks, the man was pulled aside by onlookers who perhaps feared he would be shot or run over.
onemansblog.com /2007/06   (1518 words)

  
 Could My Dad Get Run Over by the Tank Man? | Ask MetaFilter
My dad wants me to modify the Tank Man photo on photoshop to apply to some local activism he's involved with.
Yeah, the day the LNG company starts crushing your dad and his friends with tanks for voicing opposition is the day they earn the moral right to wear that guy's image on their activist t-shirts.
After all, Tank Man lost, unless China suddenly became nondictatorial and nobody told me. Using this is akin to using using Custer waving a "NO LNG" banner at Little Big Horn as a motif.
ask.metafilter.com /44138/Could-My-Dad-Get-Run-Over-by-the-Tank-Man   (1719 words)

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