“September 11, 2001. A day that will live in infamy.
” These are the words of President Franklin D. Roosevelt when he addressed Congress on December 8, 1941 after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and plunged the United States into World War II.
Today marks sixteen years since terrorists hijacked four American passenger jets and crashed them into the Twin Towers of New York City’s World Trade Center, bringing down both towers; Pentagon in Washington DC; and a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania killing nearly 3,00 innocent people who were simply going about their daily lives at work or school.
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Here are some images of Ground Zero after it was discovered that four passenger jets were hijacked and crashed into the Twin Towers, bringing down both towers in New York City’s World Trade Center, Pentagon in Washington DC; and a field near Shanksville Pennsylvania killing nearly 300 innocent people on September 11 2001.
At this time there is no evidence to suggest who perpetrated these cowardly terrorist attacks against America or why they committed such an atrocious crime but we will never forget what happened sixteen years ago today.
In addition to almost 300 American lives lost on 911, hundreds more have perished from diseases related to asbestos exposure during cleanup efforts at ground zero where much wreckage lay among tons of toxic debris for.