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Documenting the Attack on the Pentagon on 9/11

Pentagon 9/11 Graphics

In order to help readers visualize the spaces in the Pentagon and the surrounding area, graphics originally printed in Pentagon 9/11 (Defense Studies Series), the official OSD account of the attack on the Pentagon, have been made available.  

The complete text of Pentagon 9/11 (Defense Studies Series), including the graphics and images published in the book, is available to view and download as a PDF on the OSD Historical Office website: Pentagon 9/11 (Defense Studies Series) PDF

Aircraft's Final Maneuver Before Impact with the Pentagon


Aircraft's Final Maneuver before Impact with the Pentagon
Title: Aircraft's Final Maneuver Before Impact With the Pentagon
Description: Page 15 of Pentagon 9/11, by Goldberg, Papadopoulos, et al., OSD Historical Office, 2007

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Path of Aircraft into the Pentagon


Path of Aircraft into The Pentagon
Title: Path of Aircraft into the Pentagon
Description: Page 18 of Pentagon 9/11, by Goldberg, Papadopoulos, et al., OSD Historical Office, 2007

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Layout of the First Floor of the Pentagon


Layout of the First Floor of the Pentagon
Title: Layout of the First Floor of the Pentagon
Caption: The plane hit Wedge 1 right at Corridor 4. Office number ranges can be seen along the outer edge of the building layout. The office number ranges apply to the other floors in the Pentagon as well. A-E Drive is the official name for the alley between C and B Rings.
Description: Page 7 of Pentagon 9/11, by Goldberg, Papadopoulos, et al., OSD Historical Office, 2007

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Path of Aircraft through the First Floor of the Pentagon


Path of Aircraft through the First Floor of the Pentagon
Title: Path of Aircraft through the First Floor of the Pentagon
Caption: The Navy Command Center (NCC) is shown as the purple NAVY area in this graphic. In addition to the punch out hole shown in the graphic, there were at least two holes blown out of the Navy Command Center wall (C Ring outer wall). The NCC entrance ramp is illustrated in the bottom right corner of the NAVY area. The CNO IP is illustrated in the top left corner of the NAVY area. The NCC watch floor's location would have been below the word NAVY. The N323 Counterdrug offices would have been above the word NAVY. A-E Drive is the official name for the alley between C and B Rings.
Description: Page 21 of Pentagon 9/11, by Goldberg, Papadopoulos, et al., OSD Historical Office, 2007

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The Pentagon and Vicinity following the Attack


Pentagon and Vicinity
Title: Pentagon and Vicinity
Caption: The graphic shows the general locations of the evacuation and triage sites surrounding the Pentagon following the attack.
Description: Page 71 of Pentagon 9/11, by Goldberg, Papadopoulos, et al., OSD Historical Office, 2007

Published: Wed Aug 04 07:55:35 EDT 2021