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Remembering 9 11 Power Point

  1. 1. Remembering 9/11
  2. 2. When and where was 9/11? <ul><li>On the morning of September 11, 2001, terrorists attacked the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What Happened? <ul><li>Terrorists hijacked four commercial airliners with plans to attack the U.S.. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Two planes crashed into the Twin Towers </li></ul><ul><li>One of the other planes crashed into the Pentagon. </li></ul><ul><li>The fourth plane crashed in Pennsylvania, missing its target (the Capitol Building). </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Twin Towers collapsed within two hours of being hit.
  6. 6. Causalities <ul><li>Everyone on the planes and many people in the buildings were killed. </li></ul><ul><li>Not counting the hijackers 2,974 people died. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The first plane </li></ul><ul><li>hit the towers </li></ul><ul><li>and started a </li></ul><ul><li>fire. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Damage </li></ul><ul><li>to the </li></ul><ul><li>Twin </li></ul><ul><li>Towers </li></ul>
  9. 10. Pentagon Before 9/11
  10. 11. Damage to the Pentagon
  11. 12. Rescue and Recovery <ul><li>The Fire Department of New York City sent firefighters to put out the fires and rescue the victims. </li></ul>
  12. 14. <ul><li>A New York </li></ul><ul><li>City firefighter </li></ul><ul><li>looks up at </li></ul><ul><li>the remains </li></ul><ul><li>of the South </li></ul><ul><li>Tower. </li></ul>
  13. 15. About the Twin Towers <ul><li>On a typical weekday 50,000 people worked in the towers, with another 200,000 passing through as visitors. </li></ul><ul><li>The complex was so large that it had its own zip code. </li></ul><ul><li>The towers offered spectacular views from the observation deck (located on top of the South Tower). </li></ul><ul><li>The Twin Towers became known worldwide, appearing in movies, TV shows, postcards, merchandise, magazines and much more, and became a New York icon. </li></ul>
  14. 16. Ground Zero Today <ul><li>World Trade Center site, including (on the right) early stages of construction and foundation work for the Freedom Tower which were paused for the 5th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. </li></ul>
  15. 17. Freedom Tower <ul><li>&quot;Freedom Tower will be a symbol of the entire project, as well as marking the memorial, and it occupies a very important piece of New York City property: the sky.” </li></ul>

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