SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"... it was a ball of metal about the size of a basketball..."
David Shayt

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"...as they become history rather than current event, we will be able to let the collections grow..."
Peter Liebhold
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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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This collection of fourteen images of the Shanksville, Pennsylvania, crash site of United Airlines Flight...
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