SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...I called the unit, and the man who answered became our donor..."
David Shayt

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"...it will be years before all of the artifacts that are important to this collection will be in the museum."
Peter Liebhold
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"What we are doing is building a collection for all time here"
David Shayt





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This poster depicting parts of an airliner’s flight recorder was produced to help law enforcement officers...
This flashlight (marked “W. T. C. FIRE SAFETY”) was issued to Hilary North, a fire warden for Aon Risk...
This Skilcraft electric wall clock, which hung in the Pentagon helipad fire station, was knocked to the...
This scorched eagle finial from an office flagpole was recovered from the wreckage at the Pentagon....