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NATO Offers Aid to United States Following 9/11 Attacks

On October 2, 2001, NATO Secretary-General Lord Robertson holds a press conference to discuss the events of September 11, and pledges support of the 18 NATO allies in the campaign against international terrorism.

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  • NATO Offers Aid to United States Following 9/11 Attacks
    NATO Offers Aid to United States Following 9/11 Attacks

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    On October 2, 2001, NATO Secretary-General Lord Robertson holds a press conference to discuss the events of September 11, and pledges support of the 18 NATO allies in the campaign against international terrorism.

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  • 9/11 One-Year Anniversary
    9/11 One-Year Anniversary

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    On September 11, 2002, at a ceremony commemorating the first anniversary of 9/11, NATO Secretary-General Lord Robertson remembers the victims and salutes the bravery of the rescuers during the terrorist attacks.

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  • Flight 77 Crashes Into the Pentagon
    Flight 77 Crashes Into the Pentagon

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    At 9:38 a.m. on September 11, 2001, a military cargo plane radios controllers at Reagan National Airport to report that American Airlines Flight 77 has crashed into the Pentagon.

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  • United Airlines Flight 93 Crashes in Pennsylvania
    United Airlines Flight 93 Crashes in Pennsylvania

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    At 10:07 a.m. the F.A.A.'s Herndon Center reports seeing smoke rising from the ground where United Airlines Flight 93 was last seen near Johnstown, Pennsylvania. The plane had been heading toward Washington when the passengers aboard overtook the hijackers and tried to gain control of the aircraft.

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  • Call for Military Intervention on 9/11
    Call for Military Intervention on 9/11

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    At 9:01 a.m. on September 11, 2001, a manager of air traffic control in New York calls the F.A.A. Command Center to ask for military assistance with the escalating emergency, now that United Airlines Flight 175 and American Airlines Flight 11 have both gone missing.

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  • American Airlines Flight 11 Hijacked
    American Airlines Flight 11 Hijacked

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    On September 11, 2001, at 8:21 a.m., American Airlines operations specialist Nydia Gonzalez calls the American Airlines Emergency center to relay information she is receiving from a flight attendant aboard Flight 11 that the pilot and others have been stabbed. It is the first plane to be confirmed hijacked in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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  • Second Plane Hits World Trade Center
    Second Plane Hits World Trade Center

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    At 9:02 a.m. on September 11, 2001, air traffic controllers in New York look out their window and witness a plane go into rapid descent and then hit the South Tower of the World Trade Center. It is United Airlines Flight 175, the second plane to hit the towers.

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  • George W. Bush Vows Revenge for 9/11
    George W. Bush Vows Revenge for 9/11

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    On September 14, 2001, a day he declares a national day of mourning and remembrance, President George W. Bush stands atop a pile of rubble at Ground Zero and says that the terrorists responsible for the September 11 attacks will hear from America soon.

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  • Obama Announces Death of Osama bin Laden
    Obama Announces Death of Osama bin Laden

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    In a dramatic late-night broadcast on May 2, 2011, President Barack Obama announces that the U.S. military and CIA operatives have located and killed the Al Qaeda leader in a nighttime raid on a compound in Pakistan where he had been hiding.

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  • CBS--Lower Manhattan After Terrorist Attack
    CBS--Lower Manhattan After Terrorist Attack

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    The scene in downtown Manhattan after the attack on the World Trade Center. Courtesy of WCBS Newsradio 880.

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