On this day, September 11th, 2001 two hijacked aircraft crash into the World Trade Center in New York City, New York, while a third smashes into the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, in a series of coordinated suicide attacks. A fourth hijacked airliner crashes in a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Nearly 3,000 people are killed.
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