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September 11th, 2001

September 11th, 2001

Terrorism: On September World Trade Center Towers in New York were attacked. Ultimately, death certificates (excluding those for hijackers) were filed relating to the attacks in New York.

Never forget

World Trade Center and Financial Center

World Trade Center Financial Center Poster Print by Walter Gritsik x Varies


A plane explodes after hitting the second tower of the World Trade Center as the other tower burns in New York September 2001 with the Brooklyn bridge in the foreground. Both towers of the complex collapsed after hijacked planes hit them.

This photo was taken only a few hours after the 9/11 attacks. Three firefighters had used a flag taken off a yacht and hoisted it above the wreckage of the World Trade Center. This is an emotional photo that represents the undefeatable American Spirit. It'a a symbol of defiance in the face of adversity.

9/11 Firemen

Thomas E. Franklin (born is an American photographer for The Bergen Record, best known for his photograph Raising the Flag at Ground Zero, which depicts firefighters raising the American flag at the World Trade Center after the September 2001 attacks.