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View of Lower Manhattan from the Manhattan Bridge, September 11, 2001

View of Lower Manhattan from the Manhattan Bridge, September 11, 2001

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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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Vergara, Camilo J., photographer
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Publication may be restricted. For information see: "Camilo Vergara...," http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/619_verg.html

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