SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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Object Number: 13 Soldiers magazine recovered from the Pentagon
This copy of Soldiers magazine, dated September 2001, was recovered from the wreckage of the Pentagon.
Object Number: 28 Airplane fragment in patriotic box
Penny Elgas built a patriotic box to preserve this piece of American Airlines Flight 77, the plane that crashed into the Pentagon.
 
Object Number: 17 Clothing worn in escape from the Pentagon
This material from Jerry Henson, Pentagon survivor, includes his tie, trousers, and ID badge.
Object Number: 33 Commemorative coin
This boxed commemorative coin (issued earlier as recognition for a job well done) was recovered from the damaged Pentagon office of Maj. Warren Hoy.
 
Object Number: 1 Department of Justice telephone
Ted Olson, U.S. solicitor general, received two calls on this office telephone from his wife, Barbara Olson, as her hijacked airplane headed toward the Pentagon.
Object Number: 130 Desk plaque and pennant from Pentagon
This soot-covered desktop nameplate and Army pennant were recovered from Holly Guzowski’s Pentagon office
 
Object Number: 10 Falkenberg-Whittington family photo and cards
Charles, Leslie, Zoe and Dana Falkenberg, who perished on September 11, 200
Object Number: 124 Fire-damaged presentation coins and medallion
This fused clump of presentation coins and a fire-scarred medallion were recovered from the damaged offices of the Pentagon
 
Object Number: 4 Flagpole finial
This scorched eagle finial from an office flagpole was recovered from the wreckage at the Pentagon.
Object Number: 2 Fragment of the Pentagon facade
This piece of scorched limestone facade was recovered from the wreckage of the Pentagon.
 


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