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September 11th Terrorist Attack

September 11, 2001

Color photograph showing medical personnel and volunteers working the first medical triage area set up outside the Pentagon after the attack.

010911-N-6157F-002. Arlington, Virginia (Sept. 11, 2001) Medical personnel and volunteers work the first medical triage area set up outside the Pentagon after a hijacked commercial airliner crashed into the southwest corner of the building. U.S. Navy Photo by Journalist 1st Class Mark D. Faram (Released). Download high res image.

Resources at the following links examine the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, with particular focus on the Pentagon attack. These resources provide perspectives of survivors and rescue personnel and include images of items recovered from the damaged areas of the Pentagon.

September 11 Memorial Flag

070911-N-0962S-032. Washington (Sept. 11, 2007) A memorial flag is illuminated near the spot where American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brandan W. Schulze (Released). Download high res image.

Published: Tue May 14 12:46:41 EDT 2019