Employees also died that day. One thousand four hundred and two employees that were killed just in tower one. In tower two, six hundred and fourteen employees were also found dead. All in all, three hundred and forty-three first responders were found dead. Plus ninety-eight fire trucks were destroyed that day.
Osama bin Laden and Al Queda performed 62 attacks between 1962 and 2005. The first attack was on December 29, 1962 and while only two tourists were killed, it was the beginning of a lifetime of terror. Their last attack was on August 19, 2005, when two rockets were fired into an Israeli port killing one man. Over the course of the attacks, approximately 10,000 innocent men, women, and children were killed.
A total of three thousand people died that morning. The worse thing is that four hundred of them were policemen and firemen they were trying to save other people but they died in the action. They all died from the collapse or being stuck in the rubble for too long. ("11 Facts About 9/11.") This disaster caused lots and lots of lives from innocent people.
The Weather Underground bombed a police substation in San Francisco where San Francisco Police Sergeant John Young was killed by the blast (). There were also Weather Underground members involved with an armed robbery of an armored truck where three police officers were killed by the Weather Underground(). Also, three members of the Weather Underground, who were killed while attempting to make a bomb ().
For the 28th Infantry it was a no brainer; it was a given that the intruders were US Army and had the same training and doctrine. It was a given that their commander would order a search of the motor pools and barracks. Hence they knew to mine the rooms and vehicles. The explosions in one of the buildings that housed the barracks collapsed the entire building, wiping out three-quarters of a Company. The radios at Colonel Magnus’ CP were alive with incoming reports of the explosions and the large loss of life; his soldiers were being killed at an alarming rate.
9/11 was one of the most pivotal events in world history; this tragic event continues to be remembered as thousands of Americans lost their lives that morning. On September 11, 2001 the United States came under attack by nineteen al-Qaeda terrorists. They directed their hatred towards two of our most symbolic trademarks; the twin towers in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington. The serious of four attacks carried out by al-Qaeda consisted of four passenger jets being hijacked, two of them were crashed into the World Trade Center, the third hit the Pentagon, and the fourth plain was directed toward Washington but ended up crashing in a field due to a fight the passengers out up with the terrorist on board. The attack claimed the lives
Jesus Garza III HIST 1302-03 With The Old Breed At Peleliu And Okinawa By Eugene B. Sledge AKA “Sledgehammer” Eugene B. Sledge was born to Edward S. Sledge (father) and Mary F. Sturdivant (mother) in Mobile, Alabama on November 4th, 1923 and died on March 3rd, 2001. Eugene died at the age of 78 due to stomach cancer and was buried in Pine Crest Cemetery in Mobile, Alabama. Eugene’s father (Edward) was a physician with an undergraduate and medical degree from University of Pennsylvania. Eugene grew up in a cottage in Georgia, as a boy he would spend multiple hours exploring the outskirts of Mobile.
I thought I had stepped on an IED [improvised explosive device]. My tibia was sticking out of my left leg, my skin was melting, and there was blood everywhere,” Grobreg, who was on his second tour in Afghanistan, told the paper. “I checked myself for internal injuries and started to drag myself out of what was probably a kill zone for small-arms fire.” He attempted to continue leading his troops but needed medical attention and was put into in an armored truck.
Sadly, many of the hijackers sacrificed their lives for the horrors Bin Laden wanted accomplished and did not even know at the time how big of a horror would create (Margulies 8).” In fact, a London newspaper, The Observer, published a letter dated on September 10 from the 26 year-old hijacker Ziad Jarrah that was to his girlfriend, Ayse Sengun
FLQ’s total disregard for human lives was evident from their most devastating attack on the Montreal stock exchange, on Feb. 13th 1969, This explosion caused massive destruction, estimated in the millions of dollars, and seriously injured 27 people. Despite such gruesome acts by the terrorist organization like FLQ, the authorities in the province of Quebec seemed powerless as they were unable to raid and make arrest of suspects unless they are granted warrants, which sometimes took months to obtain. Some people might argue that only two high profile kidnappings don’t provide
It was a sad time all around the United States. It took fire fighters 100 days to put out all the fire. It was a terror attack by Osama bin laden that new how to brain wash others.(www.express.co.uk) Many things were destroyed and people hurt in the terror attack.
In the late 1930 's the Nazis killed thousands of handicapped Germans by lethal injection and poisonous gas. After the German invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, mobile killing units following in the wake of the German Army began shooting massive numbers of Jews and Gypsies in open fields and ravines on the outskirts of conquered cities and towns. Eventually the Nazis created a more secluded and organized method of killing. Extermination centers were established in occupied Poland with special apparatus especially designed for mass murder. Giant death machines.
Yesterday, I was informed that every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday I have to go to see a therapist to help with the night terrors and my supposed PTSD. I visited the base yesterday, but this was the first time I had actually noticed that as I got closer and closer to the entrance, my flashbacks became more and more intense. Today, I get dressed quickly and head to the same familiar location. Calm down Dawson, deep breaths; I repeat this over and over in my head until I don’t see anything but the road and the palm trees swaying in the distance.
When you look back on American history, you see a long list of iconic battles that have shaped our history as a nation. One that stands apart from all other occurred on June 6th, 1944, D-Day. D-Day is marked by all Americans as a day of triumph, victory, and heroics. It took years of preparation and training to perfect what came to be a turning point in WWII. D-Day penetrated the western front and ultimately ended up being our most essential move to winning the second war of the world.