SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...when September 11 happened she knew what she had to do to create this book."
Helena Wright

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"They happened to be there on September 11 and they tilted their camera up..."
William Yeingst
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"...The whole back of the fire truck had melted."
William Yeingst





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This collection of military headgear recovered from the Pentagon includes two Navy caps and a U.S. Army...
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