SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...his I.D. got him very close to the building right after the crash..."
Michelle Delaney

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"...The whole back of the fire truck had melted."
William Yeingst
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"...think about who we are and what our nation stands for."
Jim Gardner





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This Skilcraft electric wall clock, which hung in the Pentagon helipad fire station, was knocked to the...
These three red, white, and blue crystal temporary tattoos in patriotic motifs (flag, heart, and abstract...
This burned paper currency and tin of melted coins were recovered from the damaged offices in the Pentagon....
This collection of approximately 1,600 images taken by Michael Garcia, Ssgt. Brian Boisvert, and Cpl....