At the World Trade Center, 2, died after the two planes slammed into the twin towers. That figure includes firefighters and paramedics, 23 New York City police officers and 37 Port Authority police officers who were struggling to complete an evacuation of the buildings and save the office workers trapped on higher floors. At the Pentagon, people were killed, including 64 on American Airlines Flight 77, the airliner that struck the building. On Flight 93 , 44 people died when the plane crash-landed in Pennsylvania. Bush , who was in Florida at the time of the attacks and had spent the day being shuttled around the country because of security concerns, returned to the White House.
These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve.
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In a reference to the eventual U. Within two months, U. Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the September 11th attacks, remained at large until May 2, , when he was finally tracked down and killed by U. In June , President Barack Obama announced the beginning of large-scale troop withdrawals from Afghanistan.
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On a clear, sunny late summer day in September , Al Qaeda terrorists aboard three hijacked passenger planes carried out coordinated suicide attacks against the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, D. Shortly after the Twin Towers fell on September 11, , the nation began to mourn, and around the country Americans began to commemorate the victims and demonstrate their patriotism. Some flew the American flag from their front porches and car antennas.
Others pinned it to In late , congressional legislation signed into law by President George W.
The independent, bipartisan commission was charged with preparing a Meanwhile, intense debate raged over how best to rebuild the World Trade Center, Six minutes later, the first contingent of New York City firefighters—two ladder and two engine companies—had arrived at the stricken On the morning of September 11, , the deadliest terrorist attack in U. Since declaring a Mastropaolo is a board member at I heard whooshing sounds… One of the most vivid pictures I have of the day is this waterfall of fire falling down.
Follow me! This Day In History. Firefighters At a. Selena, finds herself transitioned into a world of chaos, and mass confusion, during the attacks on the Twin Towers. She becomes instrumental in the healing process of a family who is grieving the loss of someone dear to them. Selenas only tool for survival is through Gods word as she seeks answers from the bible in times of desperation The cast of characters may be fictional but the quest for love on a planet where fear reigns is all too real. This book is recommended for anyone on Earth who has a need to heal and a desire to forgive those who trespass against them.
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