Author Topic: Remembering 9-11  (Read 3489 times)

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Reply #30 on: September 11, 2021, 11:28:41 AM
I think they’re all on national geographic JD - if you have sky they’re all running on top 10 this week or pick of the day

Two of them are hard watching with footage I never thought would be released - the firemen in the lobby flinching and getting angrier every time a body crashes onto the roof and the sound of it is terrible



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Reply #31 on: September 11, 2021, 12:33:53 PM
I will share this story every year on 9-11....

Rick Rescorla is someone you should know.

Rick Rescorla is the guy on the cover of the book "We Were Soldiers Once, And Young"





another good story about him

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2002/02/11/the-real-heroes-are-dead

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Reply #32 on: September 11, 2021, 12:45:52 PM

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Reply #33 on: September 11, 2021, 01:22:05 PM

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Reply #34 on: September 11, 2021, 02:13:25 PM
Thanks for posting that, Bob. I don't believe I've heard that story before.  :(

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Reply #35 on: September 11, 2021, 02:18:09 PM
Thanks for posting that, Bob. I don't believe I've heard that story before.  :(

Rick Rescorla?  Really?

I've been re-sharing this one for years....

I will share this story every year on 9-11....

Rick Rescorla is someone you should know.

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Reply #36 on: September 11, 2021, 02:41:46 PM
If more than two days have passed, odds are I forgot it.

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Reply #37 on: September 11, 2021, 03:07:40 PM
If more than two days have passed, odds are I forgot it.

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Reply #38 on: September 11, 2021, 09:14:33 PM
If more than two days have passed, odds are I forgot it.

Forgot what?

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Reply #39 on: September 11, 2021, 09:43:32 PM
There was one?

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Reply #40 on: September 11, 2021, 11:55:52 PM
Right.

Uh... one what?

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Reply #41 on: September 12, 2021, 12:06:39 AM

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Reply #42 on: September 12, 2021, 08:40:50 AM
See!

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Reply #43 on: September 13, 2021, 07:18:22 PM
I was in DC last week and rode past the Pentagon Friday afternoon. I saw some firefighters and others about to drape a huge American flag, reenacting the famous one hung over the Pentagon 20 years earlier.

Then I flew out of DCA the next morning--a 0900 flight leaving Reagan, and flying over the Pentagon, 20 years (almost to the moment) later. It was surreal.