Images: A day that was — 11 September 2001

 

Smoke pours from the World Trade Center after being hit by two planes 11 September 2001 in New York City. Craig Allen/Getty Images

 

 


Fireman heading south on the West Side Highway towards the remains of the World Trade Center where smoke continued hours after the colapse. Streets of lower Manhattan with fireman, police, and rescue crews after the colapse of the World Trade Center after being hit by two airplanes on 11 September 2001. Gabe Palacio/ImageDirect

 

 


Smoke and flames rise over the Pentagon at about 10am EST on 11 September 2001 following a suspected terrorist crash of a hijacked commercial airliner into the south side of the Pentagon in Arlington. US Navy/Getty Images

 

 


A firefighter breaks down after the World Trade Center buildings collapsed on 11 September 2001 after two hijacked airplanes slammed into the twin towers in a terrorist attack. Mario Tama/Getty Images

 

 


Debris covers the streets around at the World Trade Center after two hijacked planes crashed into the Twin Towers on 11 September 2001 in New York. Ron Agam/Getty Images