9/11 Historical Events

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The Historical Event 9/11 “It’s also a memory of bravery and self-sacrifice, and the love that lays down its life for a friend- even a friend whose name it never knew.” -George W. Bush on 9/11. September 1st, 2001. A day we will never forget. After four planes got hijacked, two hit the twin towers, the third one hit the pentagon, and the fourth one hit a field in Pennsylvania. Both twin towers fell to the ground in debris. New York was destroyed. People were in pure shocked all over the world. It took many years for people to get themselves back together. At 8:45 am, the first plane hit the North tower in the World Wide trade center. It's almost as if the world just stopped for those very devastating moments. The plane made a huge hole after …show more content…
Flight 175 hit the 2nd tower at 9:03 am hitting through the 78th and 84th floors. The major fireballs that started, caused the tower to sway back and forth many feet. The south tower began its terrific fall at 9:59am. Both towers completely fell to the ground around 10 seconds. It took a few blinks of an eye to see the towers in dust clouds, ash, and debris. The 3rd and 4th plane that got hijacked were not in the world trade center. The 3rd plane hit the Pentagon in Washington DC. The 4th hijacked plane that crashed into a field in Pennsylvania was going towards Washington as well but didn’t make it all the way. They did not make it to Washington DC because the passengers and crew tried to take over the plane from the hijacker. “In total, the attacks claimed the lives of 2,996 people (including 19 hijackers) and caused at least $10 billion in property and infrastructure damage and $3 trillion in total costs. “ -Wikipedia. It’s ironic how 9/11 happened on 9/11 when the emergency services is 911. 9/11 is a day that not only changed America, but it changed the whole world. A day of terrorist attacks and destruction. This day killed as many as 3,000 people including 400 police officers and

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