September Commercial airliners smash into New York’s World Trade Center towers, the Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field as terrorists attack the United States. Writes the New York Times’ R. Apple of the attack: “[It] plunged the nation into .
People walk in the street in the area where the World Trade Center buildings collapsed September 2001 after two airplanes slammed into the twin towers in a suspected terrorist attack. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Shanksville, PA Sept 2001 (One of the 4 Targets of 911 was the US Capitol via Flight This was a failed attack by terrorists as Passengers and Pilot brought the plane down sacrificing there lives to save others ) Remembering and Honoring the Heroes of
A plane explodes after hitting the second tower of the World Trade Center as the other tower burns in New York September 2001 with the Brooklyn bridge in the foreground. Both towers of the complex collapsed after hijacked planes hit them.
Never forget - Hijacked United Airlines Flight 175 from Boston crashes into the south tower of the World Trade Center and explodes at a. on September 2001 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
A distressing number of people around the world believe that the terrorist attacks of Sept. 2001 were the work of the George W. The motive: an excuse to clamp down on civil liberties inside the United States and launch wars.