Remembering 9/11

UNITED STATES

Twelve years ago, the U.S. suffered the most devastating terrorist attack in our nation’s history. The coordinated suicide attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., claimed the lives of nearly 3,000 people. (National Geographic Channel)

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Firefighters struggle to contain the fire after American Airlines Flight 77, hijacked by members of al-Qaeda, crashed into the Pentagon at 9:37 a.m. on September 11, 2001. The Pentagon attack followed a similar attack on the World Trade Center in New York City, New York. Photograph by TSgt. Jim Varhegyi, courtesy U.S. Air Force

Firefighters struggle to contain the fire after American Airlines Flight 77, hijacked by members of al-Qaeda, crashed into the Pentagon at 9:37 a.m. on September 11, 2001. The Pentagon attack followed a similar attack on the World Trade Center in New York City, New York.
Photograph by TSgt. Jim Varhegyi, courtesy U.S. Air Force

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