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September 11 20th Anniversary logo with the Twin Towers depicting the date and the Pentagon and Shanksville represented in the background.

Remembering September 11, 2001

The Defense Department honors the memories of those who died in the 9/11 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and in Shanksville, Pa.

The sun filters through the smoke and rubble at ground zero.

8:46 a.m.

The World Trade Center North Tower

American Airlines Flight 11

A large pillow of smoke explodes as a World Trade Center tower topples.

9:02 a.m.

The World Trade Center South Tower

United Airlines Flight 175

Smoke and flames rise from a damaged portion of the Pentagon.

9:37 a.m.

The Pentagon

American Airlines Flight 77

The flight recorder is seen in the rubble at the Shanksville, Pa. crash site.

10:03 a.m.

Shanksville, Pennsylvania

United Airlines Flight 93

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