Courtesy of Alhambra Chamber.
Today marks the 15th anniversary of the attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001 (commonly known as “9/11”) that took place in several locations in the United States: New York, Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
There were a total of threeplanned attacks, the first one involving four hijacked passenger airliners which crashed into the North and South Towers of the World Trade Center. Within two hours, both towers collapsed.
The second attack occurred at the U.S. Department of Defense’s headquarters: the Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia, with another hijacked passenger flight that ended up killing everyone on board, as well as those inside the Pentagon.
Finally, the third one took place near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, with another hijacked passenger flight that had originally aimed to hit Washington, D.C., but instead crashed in Pennsylvania after the passengers and crew on board tried to thwart the hijackers’ efforts. Everyone on the…
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