The Attack Of Al Qaeda Against The Civilian Population Of The United States

1033 Words Dec 3rd, 2014 5 Pages
On September 11th, 2001, an event so traumatic would occur that would alter the lives of the world’s population with the terrorist actions of Al Qaeda against the civilian population of the United States. On this tragic day, 2973 people had died in the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, as well as in the 4 hijacked planes that were used to crash into these buildings. Such an attack on American soil had not been seen since Pearl Harbor, which left Americans, as well as the rest of the world, confused and scared as to what would happen from these events. In memory of this tragedy, September 11th exhibits, such as the one in Albany, have found themselves throughout the nation in hopes of reminding those who see them to what happened, remembering the dead, and all of those who risked their lives to save people from the wreckage. From my experience at the museum on November 23rd, I found myself experiencing a strong patriotic feel from the exhibit, as well as holding back tears from what was left afterwards. At the exhibit in memorial of the September 11th attack, there was a collection of items from the actual towers, as well as items left in honor of their lost loved ones. When I first arrived at the museum I had found the World Trade Center Family Trailer which had been installed at the World Trade Center in the summer of 2002 by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey as a way for the families of the victims of the attacks could recover and remember what had happened.…

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