SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"... a crashing crescendo of sound—smashing steel into these barges..."
David Shayt

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"... it was a ball of metal about the size of a basketball..."
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Peter Liebhold





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This material from Officer Isaac Ho‘opi‘i includes his uniform (shirt with insignia, trousers, boots,...
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This collection of fourteen images of the Shanksville, Pennsylvania, crash site of United Airlines Flight...