9/11 - 20 Years Later

On September 11, 2001, the United States faced an unprecedented attack when 19 militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al Qaeda hijacked four airplanes; two of the planes were flown into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, a third plane hit the Pentagon just outside Washington, D.C., and the fourth plane crashed in a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

Nearly 3000 people lost their lives during the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Now, twenty years later, we reflect on those who died and how the world as we know it changed forever.

 

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9/11 Memorial Museum
The 9/11 Memorial & Museum is the country’s principal institution concerned with exploring 9/11, documenting its impact, and examining its continuing significance

The National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial
The Pentagon Memorial is a place of solace and healing and a reminder to future generations to renew their faith in and commitment to the values that citizens of a free world share

The 9/11 Commission Report
Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

All Victims of the 9/11 Attacks
Compiled in 2001 by CNN

Canadian Victims of the 9/11 Attacks
Compiled in 2011 by CTV News