The Attack Of The And Pearl Harbor Attacks

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Introduction
“Freedom itself was attacked this morning by a faceless coward, and freedom will be defended.”
This is a well known quote said by former U.S president, George W. Bush right after the 9/11 attacks and would soon be heard all around the world.
II. According to my in-class survey, 16 out of 24 students agree that 9/11 is worse than the
Orlando and Pearl Harbor attacks.
9/11 was the largest and most devastating attack on U.S soil and most people could only do one thing, watch.
III. Today I will be sharing with you what happened at each of the four attacks, and the aftermath of it.
(Transition: Now let’s begin with the first two attacks.)
Body
Between 8:46 and 9:03 am, two hijacked planes struck both the North and South
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c. As I crossed the street, I watched a commercial airline disappear into the South Tower of the World Trade Center and chaos erupted as ash rained down and people ran for cover.
d. Neither of us ever made it to work that morning and I would not see my wife until the next day.”
C. The damage caused to the North Tower by the first plane destroyed any escape routes from above the impact zone, trapping 1,344 people above in fire and smoke.
On the other hand, the second plane had more of an off-centered impact as only a single stairwell was left intact to be used in the South Tower.
However, not many people managed to pass through it before the tower collapsed.
D. After almost an hour of burning, the South Tower collapses at 9:59 am.
1. Soon after that, the North Tower follows and collapses at 10:28 am after almost an hour and a half of burning.
E. In the OAH Magazine of History it states that “across the nation and the world, people stopped in front of television screens. The planes exploding into the World Trade Center towers were, for many, a replay of news footage. But the burning and falling buildings were viewed by many in real time.”
II. As millions of people watch the unfolding of events in New York City, a third attack strikes as terrorists hijack another flight and crash it into the Pentagon in Arlington
County,Virginia.
A. The flight was hijacked at around 8:51am, just shortly
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