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89 Jun 6 Tu Archive PDF Major Archive (US State Dept) China: USE Beijing telegram to State ("Sitrep No.35") ["June 6, 0500 hours", troop movements & sporadic gunfire in Beijing overnight 5/6 June] [declassified 1996]
89 Jun 4 Su Speeches PDF Minor Archive (TNA) China: FCO statement (emergency unit set up) ["our paramount concern at the present time is for the safety and well-being of British nationals"]
89 Jun 4 Su Archive PDF Major Archive (US State Dept) China: William Clark memorandum to Secretary Baker ("Administration response to events in Beijing") [case for President announcing "a strong, balanced reaction as soon as possible"] [declassified 1991]
89 Jun 5 Mo Archive PDF Major Archive (Bush Library) China: White House telcon (MT-President Bush) [US & UK policy after Tiananmen Square crackdown] [declassified 2010]
89 Jun 5 Mo Archive PDF Major Archive (US State Dept) China: Secretary of State's Morning Summary ("China: after the bloodbath") ["troops fired indiscriminately into crowds of unarmed civilians, including women and children, often with automatic weapons"] [declassified 1993]
89 Jun 5 Mo Archive PDF Key Archive (TNA) China: No.10 record of conversation (MT-President Bush) [Tiananmen Square] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 5 Mo Archive PDF Major Archive (TNA) China: UKE Beijing to FCO ("China Internal: Possible Evacuation") [MT: "In view of our special position with H.K. I think we should get out the students and others as fast as we can"] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 5 Mo Archive PDF Key Archive (TNA) China: No.10 minute for MT ('China') [situation developing "very fast", possible UK measures; "you can probably afford to step up further your condemnation of what is happening"] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 5 Mo Archive PDF Minor Archive (US State Dept) China: State Department log (events 11.13-16.18) [US Ambassador "urgently requests that evacuation be authorised, not ordered, for government dependents only from Beijing and Shanghai only"] [declassified 1996]
89 Jun 5 Mo Commentary PDF Major Commentary (The Times) China: "Thatcher tells of Britain's shock over the bloodbath" (statements by party leaders) ["Thousand feared dead as tanks crush heroic resistance"]
89 Jun 5 Mo Archive PDF Major Archive (US Dept of Defense) China: Defense Intelligence Agency HQ telegram ("Crisis in Beijing") ["Xiaoping reportedly dead; President Shangkun orchestrates military crackdown"] [declassified ?2014]
89 Jun 6 Tu Archive PDF Major Archive (US State Dept) China: Secretary of State's Morning Summary ("China: descent into chaos") [press report clashes between PLA armies, attempted assassination of Premier Li Peng, troops poised to enter Shanghai] [declassified 1993]
89 Jun 6 Tu Archive PDF Major Archive (TNA) China: UKE Moscow to FCO ("China Internal: Statement by Congress of People's Deputies") ["the events happening in China are an internal affair of the country"] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 6 Tu Archive PDF Major Archive (US Dept of Defense) China: Defense Intelligence Agency HQ telegram ("Martial law and public security") [police divided, unreliable, untrained; ordered off the streets when martial law declared, army preferred] [declassified ?2014]
89 Jun 7 We Archive PDF Major Archive (US State Dept) China: USE Beijing telegram to State ("Sitrep No.37") ["June 7, 1900 hours", troops rotating out of Beijing fire on diplomatic compound; US Ambassador meets Vice FM Zhu] [declassified 1996]
89 Jun 7 We Archive PDF Major Archive (US State Dept) China: Secretary of State's Morning Summary ("China: tense standoff continues") [few if any significant engagements between PLA units, despite press reports; stories of Deng's illness or death untrue] [declassified 1993]
89 Jun 7 We Archive PDF Major Archive (TNA) China: UKE Washington to FCO ("US/China") [Bush response "widely supported on the Hill and in the media … has successfully pre-empted (for now) pressure to go further"] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 7 We Archive PDF Major Archive (TNA) China: UKE Beijing to FCO ("China Internal: Evacuation") [informal evacuation of all dependants and some non-essential staff on a voluntary basis] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 7 We Archive PDF Major Archive (TNA) China: UKE Washington to FCO ("US/China") [intelligence community has no collateral of PLA in-fighting "although there is plenty of evidence that some units … have stayed aloof from the crackdown"; "CIA see no evidence that an alternative mililtary leadership is emerging", therefore wary of press speculation China on verge of civil war] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 7 We Archive PDF Major Archive (US Dept of Defense) China: Defense Intelligence Agency HQ telegram ("China: relations worsening") [strains in PRC relations with US; random firing by PLA at diplomatic compound; Fang Lizhi] [declassified ?2014]
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