SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"I have an almost visceral reaction to this."
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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"...she was there directing people to the restaurant when the plane hit..."
David Shayt





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This fused clump of presentation coins and a fire-scarred medallion were recovered from the damaged offices...
This name tag was worn by Captain Kathy Mazza, as she led rescue efforts on September 11, 2001...
This Skilcraft electric wall clock, which hung in the Pentagon helipad fire station, was knocked to the...
This collection of material commemorating the victims of the Pentagon terrorist attack includes a cased...