Rare, Powerful Photos from September 11, 2001

Viewer discretion is advised when looking at these photos from 9/11 as some of them are disturbing. In modern American history, the most disturbing event has to be the terrible attacks that occurred on 9/11. It has changed the world in which we live forever.

We wish to honor those who died as a result of these terrible attacks and to send our respects to the family and friends of those who lost a loved one. The brave first responders put their lives on the line so they could do everything they could to save as many people as possible.

 

  1. View from an apartment close by in the initial attack stages

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This shows how it was a sunny September day when the attacks occurred, with the image seen through the window devastating. In response to the attacks, the Department of Homeland Security was formed from 22 different government agencies.