9/11 in Images: Then and Now
On a bright Tuesday morning, 14 years ago today, America’s calm and complacency was shattered by the catastrophic terror attack launched against our nation by Islamic extremists.
A look at 9/11 in images: Then and Now.
The Statue of Liberty on September 11th, 2001 and on September 2014 with the new Freedom Tower in the background.
The Pentagon after being blasted by American Airlines Flight 77 and the Pentagon restored.
Crash site of United Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pa., and the “field of honor” commemorating Flight 93’s heroic passengers and crew.
Survivors staggering away from the World Trade Center and people running through those same streets for the NYC Marathon.
Osama Bin Laden masterminded the 9/11 attack and today ISIS reminds us the danger from radical Islam remains very real.
The still-smoldering Ground Zero and the Ground Zero Memorial today.
NYC firefighters raising the flag on 9/11 and a Port Authority police officer presenting an American flag that survived the attack.
President George W. Bush standing defiant at Ground Zero and this morning President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama observing moment of silence at the White House.
We will always remember.
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7a: “Ground Zero Spirit” Photograph by Thomas E. Franklin, copyright The Record.
7b: Andrew Burton/Getty Images
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8b: Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images