SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"What began as just a small name tag led us to this incredible rescue story..."
William Yeingst

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"...I called the unit, and the man who answered became our donor..."
David Shayt
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"I see our collections like a tree or like a big bush"
David Shayt





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This framed presentation plaque and two pole-mounted flags were recovered from the Pentagon office of...
New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani used this cell phone on September 11, 2001...
This collection of commemorative material includes two cased medallions and a lapel pin...
This boxed commemorative coin (issued earlier as recognition for a job well done) was recovered from...