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The only plane in the sky : an oral history of September 11, 2001

Author: Garrett M Graff
Publisher: New York, New York : Simon & Schuster, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Over the last eighteen years, much has been written and said about the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the profound impact they had on America and the world. But those names, stories, and memories have never before been collected in one place to tell the full, 360-degree story of what happened that day, and in the days after."
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Personal narratives
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Garrett M Graff
ISBN: 9781501182204 150118220X
OCLC Number: 1117468243
Language Note: In English.
Description: xxii, 483 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Aboard the International Space Station --
September 10th --
Tuesday begins --
Checking in --
8:00 a.m. in New York City --
The hijackings --
Inside air traffic control --
The first plane --
The second hijacking --
The military gears up --
The second plane --
Live, on air --
At Emma Booker Elementary School, Sarasota, Florida --
First reactions in D. C. --
American Airlines Flight 77 --
The third plane --
On Capitol Hill --
Flight 93 in peril --
The World Trade Center evacuation --
Jumping --
The FAA makes history --
The Trade Center rescue continues --
The first collapse --
Inside the cloud --
Inside the PEOC --
The military responds --
The fourth crash --
Fear at the Pentagon --
The first casualty --
Around the towers --
After the collapse --
The rescue at Shanksville --
At school in Arlington, Virginia --
Aboard Air Force One, somewhere over the Gulf of Mexico --
Among those who knew --
Escaping the Pentagon --
In between collapses --
The second collapse --
Trapped in the ruins --
After the collapse --
At the waterfront --
Midmorning at the Pentagon --
Midmorning at the Capitol --
With the Secretary of Defense --
At Barksdale Air Force Base --
Midday in New York City --
Midday in Washington --
Airborne, somewhere over the plains --
Afternoon in Shanksville --
At Mount Weather --
At Ground Zero --
At the hospitals --
The 9/11 generation --
At Offutt Air Force Base --
Afternoon in America --
Searching --
9/11 at sea --
Afternoon at the Pentagon --
Airborne en route to Andrews Air Force Base --
Evening in Washington --
In the Oval Office --
The evening of 9/11 --
The day ends --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Garrett M. Graff.

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"Over the last eighteen years, much has been written and said about the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the profound impact they had on America and the world. But those names, stories, and memories have never before been collected in one place to tell the full, 360-degree story of what happened that day, and in the days after."

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