The History Place - Photo of the Week

Above: A stunning aerial view of the World Trade Center twin towers, taken a month before the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001. (Photo credit: Carol Highsmith, courtesy Library of Congress)

Above: A New York City firefighter stands amid the wreckage following the collapse of the World Trade Center twin towers after they were struck by hijacked jetliners on September 11th. (Photo credit: courtesy Library of Congress)

Above: A sidewalk Memorial for the thousands of victims killed in the World Trade Center attacks. (Photo credit: David Finn, courtesy Library of Congress) Below: The Pentagon in Washington, D.C., seen in flames moments after a hijacked jetliner crashed into the building on September 11th. (Photo credit: courtesy Library of Congress)

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