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September 11th 2001 Terrorist Attacks 10th Anniversary: 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 changed life in the United States in many ways. This guide provides a starting point for research about the attacks and their ongoing effect on life in America.

9/11 Memorial Sites

The New York City 9/11 Memorial will be dedicated on September 11, 2011 the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in a ceremony for victims’ families. It will open to the public on September 12, 2011.


The Pentagon Memorial was dedicated on September 11, 2008 on the grounds of the Pentagon reservation in Washingon, D.C.




The Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania will have its dedication of Phase 1 during the weekend of September 10 - 11, 2011.


News From The Web

9/11 Terrorist Attacks

World Trade Center - 2,606 lives lost, including 343 firefighters, 23 police officers, 37 Port Authority Police Department officers, 15 EMTs, and a Port Authority bomb sniffing dog named Sirius. 

AP Images

The Pentagon - 125 killed, including 70 civilians and 55 military personnel.


Shanksville, PA field where Flight 93 crashed. - 40 killed, including 33 passengers and 7 crew.

Web Links - Audio and Video From 9/11

James P. Adams Library  ·  Rhode Island College  ·  600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, RI 02908