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A New York City firefighter places a photograph amidst a pile of flowers and mementos from family members of the victims of the World Trade Center disaster amidst the wreckage of the World Trade Center following a memorial service for the victims of the September 11 attack at the site in New York, October 28, 2001.A New York City firefighter places a photograph amidst a pile of flowers and mementos from family members of the victims of the World Trade Center disaster amidst the wreckage of the World Trade Center following a memorial service for the victims of the September 11 attack at the site in New York, October 28, 2001.

New York - As the nation and the world mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, VIN News compiled some iconic photos of the most salient details of that day of Sept., 11 2011, and capturing the mood, from ground zero.

Flashbacks from the to AP and Reuters photos distributed on Sept. 11, 2001. The archival material has been left as it was transmitted 10 years ago, including the original typos, as well as information from AP sources.

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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2001 file photo, a military helicopter ascends after dropping off personnel at the Pentagon a day after a hijacked airliner crashed into the Department of Defense building in Washington. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds) (Credit: AP)FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2001 file photo, a military helicopter ascends after dropping off personnel at the Pentagon a day after a hijacked airliner crashed into the Department of Defense building in Washington. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds) (Credit: AP)
FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, people flee lower Manhattan across the Brooklyn Bridge in New York after a terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. (AP Photo/Daniel Shanken) (Credit: AP)FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, people flee lower Manhattan across the Brooklyn Bridge in New York after a terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. (AP Photo/Daniel Shanken) (Credit: AP)
FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, rubble and ash fill lower Manhattan streets after two hijacked airliners were crashed into the towers of the World Trade Center in New York, collapsing them. (AP Photo/Boudicon One) (Credit: AP)FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, rubble and ash fill lower Manhattan streets after two hijacked airliners were crashed into the towers of the World Trade Center in New York, collapsing them. (AP Photo/Boudicon One) (Credit: AP)
FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, people run from a cloud of debris from the collapse of a World Trade Center tower in New York. (AP Photo/Suzanne Plunkett) (Credit: AP)FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, people run from a cloud of debris from the collapse of a World Trade Center tower in New York. (AP Photo/Suzanne Plunkett) (Credit: AP)
FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, United Airlines Flight 175 approaches the south tower of the World Trade Center in New York moments before collision, seen from the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/ William Kratzke) (Credit: AP)FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, United Airlines Flight 175 approaches the south tower of the World Trade Center in New York moments before collision, seen from the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/ William Kratzke) (Credit: AP)
FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, Julie McDermott, center, is helped by others as they make their way through the debris near the World Trade Center in New York. (AP Photo/Gulnara Samoilova) (Credit: AP)FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, Julie McDermott, center, is helped by others as they make their way through the debris near the World Trade Center in New York. (AP Photo/Gulnara Samoilova) (Credit: AP)
FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, with the skeleton of the World Trade Center twin towers in the background, New York City firefighters work amid debris on Cortlandt St. after the terrorist attacks. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) (Credit: AP)FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, with the skeleton of the World Trade Center twin towers in the background, New York City firefighters work amid debris on Cortlandt St. after the terrorist attacks. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) (Credit: AP)
FILE - This image made from video released by Al-Jazeera television on Friday, Oct. 5, 2001 is said to show Osama bin Laden at an undisclosed location on Sept. 11, 2001. Al-Jazeera did not say whether the image was taken before or after the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States or how it was obtained. At left is Bin Laden's top lieutenant, Egyptian Ayman al-Zawahri. Graphic at top right reads "Exclusive to Al-Jazeera." At bottom right is the station's logo which reads "Al-Jazeera." (AP Photo/Al-Jazeera via APTN) (Credit: AP)FILE - This image made from video released by Al-Jazeera television on Friday, Oct. 5, 2001 is said to show Osama bin Laden at an undisclosed location on Sept. 11, 2001. Al-Jazeera did not say whether the image was taken before or after the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States or how it was obtained. At left is Bin Laden’s top lieutenant, Egyptian Ayman al-Zawahri. Graphic at top right reads "Exclusive to Al-Jazeera." At bottom right is the station’s logo which reads "Al-Jazeera." (AP Photo/Al-Jazeera via APTN) (Credit: AP)
FILE - EDS NOTE GRAPHIC CONTENT - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, a person falls from the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) (Credit: AP)FILE - EDS NOTE GRAPHIC CONTENT - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, a person falls from the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) (Credit: AP)
FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, people in front of New York's St. Patrick's Cathedral react as they look down Fifth Avenue towards the World Trade Center after two airliners crashed into the twin 110-story buildings. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler) (Credit: AP)FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, people in front of New York’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral react as they look down Fifth Avenue towards the World Trade Center after two airliners crashed into the twin 110-story buildings. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler) (Credit: AP)
FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, two women hold each other as they watch the World Trade Center burn following a terrorist attack on the twin skyscrapers in New York. (AP Photo/Ernesto Mora) (Credit: AP)FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, two women hold each other as they watch the World Trade Center burn following a terrorist attack on the twin skyscrapers in New York. (AP Photo/Ernesto Mora) (Credit: AP)
FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, Chief of Staff Andy Card whispers into the ear of President George W. Bush to give him word of the plane crashes at the World Trade Center, during a visit to the Emma E. Booker Elementary School in Sarasota, Fla. (AP Photo/Doug Mills) (Credit: AP)FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, Chief of Staff Andy Card whispers into the ear of President George W. Bush to give him word of the plane crashes at the World Trade Center, during a visit to the Emma E. Booker Elementary School in Sarasota, Fla. (AP Photo/Doug Mills) (Credit: AP)
FILE - This Tuesday, Feb. 25, 1997 file picture shows the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York. (AP Photo/Emile Wamsteker) (Credit: AP)FILE - This Tuesday, Feb. 25, 1997 file picture shows the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York. (AP Photo/Emile Wamsteker) (Credit: AP)
FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, pedestrians flee the dust-filled area surrounding the World Trade Center following a terrorist attack on the New York landmark. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta) (Credit: AP)FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, pedestrians flee the dust-filled area surrounding the World Trade Center following a terrorist attack on the New York landmark. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta) (Credit: AP)
FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, United Airlines Flight 175 collides into the south tower of the World Trade Center in New York as smoke billows from the north tower. (AP Photo/Chao Soi Cheong) (Credit: AP)FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, United Airlines Flight 175 collides into the south tower of the World Trade Center in New York as smoke billows from the north tower. (AP Photo/Chao Soi Cheong) (Credit: AP)
FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, firefighters walk through the rubble of the collapsed World Trade Center buildings after terrorists crashed two airliners into the towers. (AP Photo/Shawn Baldwin) (Credit: AP)FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, firefighters walk through the rubble of the collapsed World Trade Center buildings after terrorists crashed two airliners into the towers. (AP Photo/Shawn Baldwin) (Credit: AP)
FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2001 file photo, an American flag flies over the rubble of the collapsed World Trade Center buidlings in New York. (AP Photo/Beth A. Keiser) (Credit: AP)FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2001 file photo, an American flag flies over the rubble of the collapsed World Trade Center buidlings in New York. (AP Photo/Beth A. Keiser) (Credit: AP)
FILE - This undated aerial photo provided by the FBI shows damage caused by a hijacked airliner that crashed into the Pentagon in Washington on Sept. 11, 2001. (AP Photo/FBI) (Credit: AP)FILE - This undated aerial photo provided by the FBI shows damage caused by a hijacked airliner that crashed into the Pentagon in Washington on Sept. 11, 2001. (AP Photo/FBI) (Credit: AP)
New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani greets firefighter Michael Crowell from Ladder 53 of City Island, at the Marriott Hotel near the site of the World Trade Center disaster in New York, November 22, 2001. The Red Cross was offering a Thanksgiving dinner to ground zero workers in a second-floor banquet room of the hotel still under repair from damage in the Sept. 11 attacks. REUTERS/John Marshall Mantel/POOLS  AS CMP/HK (Credit: REUTERS)New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani greets firefighter Michael Crowell from Ladder 53 of City Island, at the Marriott Hotel near the site of the World Trade Center disaster in New York, November 22, 2001. The Red Cross was offering a Thanksgiving dinner to ground zero workers in a second-floor banquet room of the hotel still under repair from damage in the Sept. 11 attacks. REUTERS/John Marshall Mantel/POOLS AS CMP/HK (Credit: REUTERS)
U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft (L) greets firefighters, police,Port Authority personnel and construction workers during a visit toground zero April 9, 2002, at the site of the World Trade Centerattacks in New York. Ashcroft, earlier in the day, stated that a U.S.lawyer for militant Muslim cleric Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, imprisonedfor plotting the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, has been indictedwith three others for aiding an Egyptian-based "global terrorist group.REUTERS/Pool/Kathy WillensKAW (Credit: REUTERS)U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft (L) greets firefighters, police,Port Authority personnel and construction workers during a visit toground zero April 9, 2002, at the site of the World Trade Centerattacks in New York. Ashcroft, earlier in the day, stated that a U.S.lawyer for militant Muslim cleric Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, imprisonedfor plotting the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, has been indictedwith three others for aiding an Egyptian-based "global terrorist group.REUTERS/Pool/Kathy WillensKAW (Credit: REUTERS)
A New York City firefighter places flowers and mementos from family members of the victims of the World Trade Center disaster amidst the wreckage following a memorial service for the victims of the September 11 attack at the site in New York, October 28, 2001. (Credit: © Mike Segar / Reuters)A New York City firefighter places flowers and mementos from family members of the victims of the World Trade Center disaster amidst the wreckage following a memorial service for the victims of the September 11 attack at the site in New York, October 28, 2001. (Credit: © Mike Segar / Reuters)
A group of New York City firefighters walk at ground zero November 9,2001 in New York. The use of firefighters in the clean up effort hasbeen scaled back by the city and replaced with heavy machinery.REUTERS/Don Emmert-POOLHB/ (Credit: REUTERS)A group of New York City firefighters walk at ground zero November 9,2001 in New York. The use of firefighters in the clean up effort hasbeen scaled back by the city and replaced with heavy machinery.REUTERS/Don Emmert-POOLHB/ (Credit: REUTERS)
As recovery workers sift through the rubble at the World Trade Center disaster site on October 12, 2001, smoke billows as firefighters continue to pour water on the simmering ruble at the site. Officials say 4,776 people are still missing, 442 people have been confirmed dead and 384 of those have been identified.    REUTERS/POOL/Angel Franco (Credit: © STR New / Reuters)As recovery workers sift through the rubble at the World Trade Center disaster site on October 12, 2001, smoke billows as firefighters continue to pour water on the simmering ruble at the site. Officials say 4,776 people are still missing, 442 people have been confirmed dead and 384 of those have been identified.  REUTERS/POOL/Angel Franco (Credit: © STR New / Reuters)
Firemen, police officers, and workers, lock arms while observing a moment of prayer during a short interfaith memorial service held at the World Trade Center disaster site, October 11, 2001 in New York. One month after two hijacked airliners toppled the World Trade Center, hundreds of dusty cleanup workers stopped for a moment of silence at 8:48am to remember the missing and dead. (Credit: © STR New / Reuters)Firemen, police officers, and workers, lock arms while observing a moment of prayer during a short interfaith memorial service held at the World Trade Center disaster site, October 11, 2001 in New York. One month after two hijacked airliners toppled the World Trade Center, hundreds of dusty cleanup workers stopped for a moment of silence at 8:48am to remember the missing and dead. (Credit: © STR New / Reuters)
One month after the attacks on the World Trade Center, firefighters walk past the wreckage to a memorial service October 11, 2001, in New York. A short ceremony marking the attack was held at ground zero of the World Trade Center ruins. (Credit: © STR New / Reuters)One month after the attacks on the World Trade Center, firefighters walk past the wreckage to a memorial service October 11, 2001, in New York. A short ceremony marking the attack was held at ground zero of the World Trade Center ruins. (Credit: © STR New / Reuters)
Firefighters make their way over the ruins through clouds of smoke aswork continues at ground zero in New York, one month after the attackson the World Trade Center, October 11, 2001. REUTERS/Stan Honda/POOLME/HK (Credit: REUTERS)Firefighters make their way over the ruins through clouds of smoke aswork continues at ground zero in New York, one month after the attackson the World Trade Center, October 11, 2001. REUTERS/Stan Honda/POOLME/HK (Credit: REUTERS)
A large crowd of rescue workers, firefighters and volunteers gathers around President George W. Bush as he visits them at the site of the of the World Trade Center disaster along West Street in New York September 14, 2001. The World Trade Center towers were destroyed after being struck by two planes in a terrorist attack on Spetember 11. (Credit: © Mike Segar / Reuters)A large crowd of rescue workers, firefighters and volunteers gathers around President George W. Bush as he visits them at the site of the of the World Trade Center disaster along West Street in New York September 14, 2001. The World Trade Center towers were destroyed after being struck by two planes in a terrorist attack on Spetember 11. (Credit: © Mike Segar / Reuters)
Firemen gather at a destroyed firehouse next to the fallen World Trade Center towers as they take a break from resuce efforts in New York September 13, 2001. The World Trade Center towers collapsed September 11 after being attacked with hijacked commercial airliners. (Credit: © STR New / Reuters)Firemen gather at a destroyed firehouse next to the fallen World Trade Center towers as they take a break from resuce efforts in New York September 13, 2001. The World Trade Center towers collapsed September 11 after being attacked with hijacked commercial airliners. (Credit: © STR New / Reuters)
New York City firefighters take a break on West Street near the wreckage of the World Trade Center in New York City  September 12, 2001. The World Trade Center towers were destroyed after being struck by planes in a terrorist attack on September 11. (Credit: © Mike Segar / Reuters)New York City firefighters take a break on West Street near the wreckage of the World Trade Center in New York City September 12, 2001. The World Trade Center towers were destroyed after being struck by planes in a terrorist attack on September 11. (Credit: © Mike Segar / Reuters)
New York City firefighters and other emergency personnel survey the World Trade Center collapse area near Vessey and Greenwich Streets after the World Trade Center collapse September 11, 2001. [In the worst attack on American soil since Pearl Harbor, three hijacked planes slammed into the Pentagon and New York's landmark World Trade Center on Tuesday, demolishing the two 110-story towers that symbolize U.S. financial might.] (Credit: © STR New / Reuters)New York City firefighters and other emergency personnel survey the World Trade Center collapse area near Vessey and Greenwich Streets after the World Trade Center collapse September 11, 2001. [In the worst attack on American soil since Pearl Harbor, three hijacked planes slammed into the Pentagon and New York’s landmark World Trade Center on Tuesday, demolishing the two 110-story towers that symbolize U.S. financial might.] (Credit: © STR New / Reuters)
Firemen work around the World Trade Center after both towers collapsed in New York on September 11, 2001. The kamikaze airplane attacks that destroyed New York's World Trade Center [and damaged the Pentagon on Tuesday ] were unprecedented in the history of civil aviation, security experts said. (Credit: © Peter Morgan / Reuters)Firemen work around the World Trade Center after both towers collapsed in New York on September 11, 2001. The kamikaze airplane attacks that destroyed New York’s World Trade Center [and damaged the Pentagon on Tuesday ] were unprecedented in the history of civil aviation, security experts said. (Credit: © Peter Morgan / Reuters)
A New York city firefighter carries a waterhose on Vessey and Greenwich Streets in lower Manhattan after the World Trade Center buildings collapse September 11, 2001. (Credit: © STR New / Reuters)A New York city firefighter carries a waterhose on Vessey and Greenwich Streets in lower Manhattan after the World Trade Center buildings collapse September 11, 2001. (Credit: © STR New / Reuters)
A group of firefighters stand in the street near the destroyed World Trade Center in New York on September 11, 2001. Two hijacked U.S. commercial planes slammed into the twin towers of the World Trade Center on Tuesday, causing both 110-story landmarks to collapse in thunderous clouds of fire and smoke. (Credit: © Shannon Stapleton / Reuters)A group of firefighters stand in the street near the destroyed World Trade Center in New York on September 11, 2001. Two hijacked U.S. commercial planes slammed into the twin towers of the World Trade Center on Tuesday, causing both 110-story landmarks to collapse in thunderous clouds of fire and smoke. (Credit: © Shannon Stapleton / Reuters)
A New York City firefighter looks up to the sky towards the MilleniumHotel as a warning signal is given to evacuate a search area of theWorld Trade Center collapse September 13, 2001.The signal warnedrescuers of a surrounding building that was thought to be becomingunstable. REUTERS/Pool/Beth KaiserJM SEP BAK (Credit: REUTERS)A New York City firefighter looks up to the sky towards the MilleniumHotel as a warning signal is given to evacuate a search area of theWorld Trade Center collapse September 13, 2001.The signal warnedrescuers of a surrounding building that was thought to be becomingunstable. REUTERS/Pool/Beth KaiserJM SEP BAK (Credit: REUTERS)
Firefighters carry a body from the World Trade Center aftera terrorist attack September 11, 2001. Two hijacked commercial planes slammed into the twin towers of the World Trade Center Tuesday, causing both 110-story landmarks to collapse in thunderous clouds of fire and smoke and killing a "tremendous number." of people. (Credit: © Peter Morgan / Reuters)Firefighters carry a body from the World Trade Center aftera terrorist attack September 11, 2001. Two hijacked commercial planes slammed into the twin towers of the World Trade Center Tuesday, causing both 110-story landmarks to collapse in thunderous clouds of fire and smoke and killing a "tremendous number." of people. (Credit: © Peter Morgan / Reuters)
New York City firefighters and other emergency personnel survey the World Trade Center collapse area near Vessey and Greenwich Streets after the World Trade Center collapse, September 11, 2001. The World Trade Center was destroyed after two hijacked commercial planes crashed into them today. (Credit: © STR New / Reuters)New York City firefighters and other emergency personnel survey the World Trade Center collapse area near Vessey and Greenwich Streets after the World Trade Center collapse, September 11, 2001. The World Trade Center was destroyed after two hijacked commercial planes crashed into them today. (Credit: © STR New / Reuters)
New York City firefighters and other emergency personnel battle building blaze after the World Trade Center buildings collapse September 11, 2001. Three hijacked planes slammed into the [Pentagon] and New York's landmark World Trade Center on Tuesday, demolishing the two 110-story towers that symbolize U.S. financial might. (Credit: © STR New / Reuters)New York City firefighters and other emergency personnel battle building blaze after the World Trade Center buildings collapse September 11, 2001. Three hijacked planes slammed into the [Pentagon] and New York’s landmark World Trade Center on Tuesday, demolishing the two 110-story towers that symbolize U.S. financial might. (Credit: © STR New / Reuters)
New York City firefighters wear face masks as they prepare to join other firefighters in battling blazes and helping injured people after the World trade Center buildings collapse September 11, 2001. Three hijacked planes slammed into the[ Pentagon] and New York's landmark World Trade Center on Tuesday, demolishing the two 110-story towers that symbolize U.S. financial might. (Credit: © STR New / Reuters)New York City firefighters wear face masks as they prepare to join other firefighters in battling blazes and helping injured people after the World trade Center buildings collapse September 11, 2001. Three hijacked planes slammed into the[ Pentagon] and New York’s landmark World Trade Center on Tuesday, demolishing the two 110-story towers that symbolize U.S. financial might. (Credit: © STR New / Reuters)
Rescue workers carry fatally injured New York City Fire Department chaplain, the Rev. Mychal Judge, from the wreckage of the World Trade Center in New York City early September 11, 2001. Chaplain was crushed to death by falling debris while giving a man last rites in the trade center. The twin towers collapsed on September 11 after being struck by jetliners. FR05070027 REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton  PM (Credit: REUTERS)Rescue workers carry fatally injured New York City Fire Department chaplain, the Rev. Mychal Judge, from the wreckage of the World Trade Center in New York City early September 11, 2001. Chaplain was crushed to death by falling debris while giving a man last rites in the trade center. The twin towers collapsed on September 11 after being struck by jetliners. FR05070027 REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton PM (Credit: REUTERS)
A September 14, 2001 file photo shows U.S. President George W. Bush talks to retired firefighter Bob Beckwith (R) from Ladder 117 at the scene of the World Trade Center disaster in New York. Bush, who was in office at the time of the Sept. 11 attacks and famously said he wanted Osama bin Laden dead or alive, said on Sunday the death of the al Qaeda leader was a "momentous achievement." "The fight against terror goes on, but tonight America has sent an unmistakable message: No matter how long it takes, justice will be done," Bush said in a statement. REUTERS/Win McNamee/Files  (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER CRIME LAW POLITICS IMAGES OF THE DAY) (Credit: REUTERS)A September 14, 2001 file photo shows U.S. President George W. Bush talks to retired firefighter Bob Beckwith (R) from Ladder 117 at the scene of the World Trade Center disaster in New York. Bush, who was in office at the time of the Sept. 11 attacks and famously said he wanted Osama bin Laden dead or alive, said on Sunday the death of the al Qaeda leader was a "momentous achievement." "The fight against terror goes on, but tonight America has sent an unmistakable message: No matter how long it takes, justice will be done," Bush said in a statement. REUTERS/Win McNamee/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER CRIME LAW POLITICS IMAGES OF THE DAY) (Credit: REUTERS)
U.S. President George W. Bush talks to a firefighter at the scene ofthe World Trade Center disaster in New York, September 14, 2001. TheWorld Trade Center Towers and 7 World Trade Center were destroyed afterboth the landmark towers were struck by two hijacked planes in a terrorattack on September 11. REUTERS/Win McNameeSB/SV (Credit: REUTERS)U.S. President George W. Bush talks to a firefighter at the scene ofthe World Trade Center disaster in New York, September 14, 2001. TheWorld Trade Center Towers and 7 World Trade Center were destroyed afterboth the landmark towers were struck by two hijacked planes in a terrorattack on September 11. REUTERS/Win McNameeSB/SV (Credit: REUTERS)
A New York City firefighter returns from battling building blazes near Vessey and Greenwich Streets after the World Trade Center collapse September 11, 2001. The World Trade Center collapsed after two planes crashed into them. (Credit: © STR New / Reuters)A New York City firefighter returns from battling building blazes near Vessey and Greenwich Streets after the World Trade Center collapse September 11, 2001. The World Trade Center collapsed after two planes crashed into them. (Credit: © STR New / Reuters)
The coffin of Fire Fighter Michael Ragusa is driven on a fire truck from his funeral in New York on September 8, 2003. The service marks the final of the 343 members of the Fire Department of New York who died in the attacks on the World Trade Center.  Ragusa had donated blood for typing by a bone-marrow donors program, and the vial of blood and a few personal effects were placed in the coffin since his body was one of the many never identified or recovered. REUTERS/Chip East (Credit: © Chip East / Reuters)The coffin of Fire Fighter Michael Ragusa is driven on a fire truck from his funeral in New York on September 8, 2003. The service marks the final of the 343 members of the Fire Department of New York who died in the attacks on the World Trade Center.  Ragusa had donated blood for typing by a bone-marrow donors program, and the vial of blood and a few personal effects were placed in the coffin since his body was one of the many never identified or recovered. REUTERS/Chip East (Credit: © Chip East / Reuters)
A group of firefighters walk near the remains of the destroyed World Trade Center in New York on September 11, 2001. Two hijacked U.S. commercial planes slammed into the twin towers of the World Trade Center early on Tuesday, causing both 110-story landmarks to collapse in thunderous clouds of fire and smoke. (Credit: © Shannon Stapleton / Reuters)A group of firefighters walk near the remains of the destroyed World Trade Center in New York on September 11, 2001. Two hijacked U.S. commercial planes slammed into the twin towers of the World Trade Center early on Tuesday, causing both 110-story landmarks to collapse in thunderous clouds of fire and smoke. (Credit: © Shannon Stapleton / Reuters)
U.S. President George W. Bush listens as White House Chief of StaffAndrew Card informs him of a second plane hitting the World TradeCenter while Bush was conducting a reading seminar at the Emma E.Booker Elementary School in Sarasota, Florida, in this September 11,2001 file photo. This year's anniversary of the September 11 attacks inNew York and Washington will echo the first one, with silence for themoments the planes struck and when the buildings fell, and the readingof 2,792 victims' names. REUTERS/Win McNamee-FilesHB/ (Credit: REUTERS)U.S. President George W. Bush listens as White House Chief of StaffAndrew Card informs him of a second plane hitting the World TradeCenter while Bush was conducting a reading seminar at the Emma E.Booker Elementary School in Sarasota, Florida, in this September 11,2001 file photo. This year’s anniversary of the September 11 attacks inNew York and Washington will echo the first one, with silence for themoments the planes struck and when the buildings fell, and the readingof 2,792 victims’ names. REUTERS/Win McNamee-FilesHB/ (Credit: REUTERS)
The second tower of the World Trade Center bursts into flames after being hit by a hijacked airplane in New York in this September 11, 2001 file photograph. Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed in a firefight with U.S. forces in Pakistan on May 1, 2011, ending a nearly 10-year worldwide hunt for the mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks. The Brooklyn bridge is seen in the foreground.  REUTERS/Sara K. Schwittek/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) (Credit: REUTERS)The second tower of the World Trade Center bursts into flames after being hit by a hijacked airplane in New York in this September 11, 2001 file photograph. Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed in a firefight with U.S. forces in Pakistan on May 1, 2011, ending a nearly 10-year worldwide hunt for the mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks. The Brooklyn bridge is seen in the foreground.  REUTERS/Sara K. Schwittek/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) (Credit: REUTERS)
Firemen and rescue workers undraped a large U.S. flag near the damagedarea of the Pentagon Building at the U.S. Military Headquarters outsideof Washington, September 12, 2001. The Pentagon and the World TradeCenter Buildings in New York City were attacked September 11 afterterrorists hijacked commercial jetliners and crashed them into thebuildings. REUTERS/Larry DowningLSD (Credit: REUTERS)Firemen and rescue workers undraped a large U.S. flag near the damagedarea of the Pentagon Building at the U.S. Military Headquarters outsideof Washington, September 12, 2001. The Pentagon and the World TradeCenter Buildings in New York City were attacked September 11 afterterrorists hijacked commercial jetliners and crashed them into thebuildings. REUTERS/Larry DowningLSD (Credit: REUTERS)
The wreck of the World Trade Center smolders in the background as a manpasses a subway stop near ther World Trade Center Towers after planescrashed into each of the buildings in New York on September 11, 2001. Threehijacked planes crashed into major U.S. landmarks on Tuesday, destroyingboth of New York's mighty twin towers and plunging the Pentagon inWashington into flames, in an unprecedented assault on key symbols of U.S.military and financial power.  REUTERS/Peter MorganREUTERS/Peter Morgan (Credit: REUTERS)The wreck of the World Trade Center smolders in the background as a manpasses a subway stop near ther World Trade Center Towers after planescrashed into each of the buildings in New York on September 11, 2001. Threehijacked planes crashed into major U.S. landmarks on Tuesday, destroyingboth of New York’s mighty twin towers and plunging the Pentagon inWashington into flames, in an unprecedented assault on key symbols of U.S.military and financial power.  REUTERS/Peter MorganREUTERS/Peter Morgan (Credit: REUTERS)
Pedestrians react to the World Trade Center collapse September 11, 2001. Two commercial airplanes crashed into the World Trade Center earlier.  REUTERS/Stringer (Credit: © STR New / Reuters)Pedestrians react to the World Trade Center collapse September 11, 2001. Two commercial airplanes crashed into the World Trade Center earlier.  REUTERS/Stringer (Credit: © STR New / Reuters)
The remaining tower of New York's World Trade Center, Tower 2, dissolves in a cloud of dust and debris about a half hour after the first twin tower collapsed September 11, 2001. Each of the towers were hit by hijacked airliners in one of numerous acts of terrorism directed at the United States September 11, 2001. The pictures were made from across the Hudson River in Jersey City, New Jersey.  REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine (Credit: © Ray Stubblebine / Reuters)The remaining tower of New York’s World Trade Center, Tower 2, dissolves in a cloud of dust and debris about a half hour after the first twin tower collapsed September 11, 2001. Each of the towers were hit by hijacked airliners in one of numerous acts of terrorism directed at the United States September 11, 2001. The pictures were made from across the Hudson River in Jersey City, New Jersey.  REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine (Credit: © Ray Stubblebine / Reuters)
A group of firefighters walk amid rubble near the base of the destroyedsouth tower of the World Trade Center in New York in this file photofrom September 11, 2001. This year's anniversary of the September 11attacks in New York and Washington will echo the first one, withsilence for the moments the planes struck and when the buildings fell,and the reading of 2,792 victims' names. REUTERS/Peter Morgan-FilesHB/ (Credit: REUTERS)A group of firefighters walk amid rubble near the base of the destroyedsouth tower of the World Trade Center in New York in this file photofrom September 11, 2001. This year’s anniversary of the September 11attacks in New York and Washington will echo the first one, withsilence for the moments the planes struck and when the buildings fell,and the reading of 2,792 victims’ names. REUTERS/Peter Morgan-FilesHB/ (Credit: REUTERS)
A man places his hand on a wall showing photos of missing peopleoutside Bellevue Hospital in New York September 16, 2001. Family andfriends of people missing since the collapse of the World Trade Centerhave been posting photos of their loved ones. REUTERS/Russell BoyceGMH/SV (Credit: REUTERS)A man places his hand on a wall showing photos of missing peopleoutside Bellevue Hospital in New York September 16, 2001. Family andfriends of people missing since the collapse of the World Trade Centerhave been posting photos of their loved ones. REUTERS/Russell BoyceGMH/SV (Credit: REUTERS)
A sign flashes that all flights are cancelled at Los Angeles InternationalAirport which has been closed, due to terrorism threats September 11, 2001.Several of the airplanes which crashed into the New York World Trade Centerand The Pentagon in Washington were bound for Los Angeles. REUTERS/JimRuymenFSP (Credit: REUTERS)A sign flashes that all flights are cancelled at Los Angeles InternationalAirport which has been closed, due to terrorism threats September 11, 2001.Several of the airplanes which crashed into the New York World Trade Centerand The Pentagon in Washington were bound for Los Angeles. REUTERS/JimRuymenFSP (Credit: REUTERS)
FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, Craig McFarland, of Los Angeles, holds his head at the ticket counter of American Airlines at Logan International Airport in Boston. McFarland, who exchanged his ticket, said he was supposed to leave on American Flight 11 which left Boston for Los Angeles but was hijacked and crashed into the World Trade Center in New York. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File) (Credit: AP)FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, Craig McFarland, of Los Angeles, holds his head at the ticket counter of American Airlines at Logan International Airport in Boston. McFarland, who exchanged his ticket, said he was supposed to leave on American Flight 11 which left Boston for Los Angeles but was hijacked and crashed into the World Trade Center in New York. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File) (Credit: AP)
In this Sept. 11, 2001 file photo provided by the Portland Police Department, two men identified by authorities as suspected hijackers Mohamed Atta, right, and Abdulaziz Alomari, center, pass through airport security, in Portland, Maine. Ten years after the ringleader of the 9/11 attacks strode through security at the Portland Jetport to start a day that ended in death and destruction in New York, workers are completing a colorful $75 million terminal, following up on an $60 million parking garage. (AP Photo/Portland Police Department, File) (Credit: AP)In this Sept. 11, 2001 file photo provided by the Portland Police Department, two men identified by authorities as suspected hijackers Mohamed Atta, right, and Abdulaziz Alomari, center, pass through airport security, in Portland, Maine. Ten years after the ringleader of the 9/11 attacks strode through security at the Portland Jetport to start a day that ended in death and destruction in New York, workers are completing a colorful $75 million terminal, following up on an $60 million parking garage. (AP Photo/Portland Police Department, File) (Credit: AP)


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 Sep 11, 2011 at 11:36 PM chosen-nation Says:

may everyone of those muslims that made or celebrated that day, burn in hell forever.

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