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[Fire fighting in the aftermath of the September 11th terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, New York City]

[Fire fighting in the aftermath of the September 11th terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, New York City]

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On September 11, 2001, two of the planes were flown into the towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, a third plane hit the Pentagon just outside Washington, D.C., and the fourth plane crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. Often referred to as 9/11, the attacks resulted in extensive death and destruction, triggering major U.S. initiatives to combat terrorism and defining the presidency of George W. Bush. Over 3,000 people were killed during the attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C., including more than 400 police officers and firefighters

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01/01/2001
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No restrictions on publication. Credit line shall read "Courtesy of the Prints and Photographs Division. Library of Congress." For information, see "Unattributed 9/11 Photographs," http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/297_unat.html

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