The Attack Of The And Pearl Harbor Attacks

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“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.)
Between 8:46 and 9:03 am, two hijacked planes struck both the North and South Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City. Five islamic terrorists hijacked American Airlines Flight 11 and deliberately crashed the plane into the north face of the North Tower at 8:46 am.
This would be the first aircraft to strike, having struck the building between the 93rd and 99th floors.
At 9:03 am, seventeen minutes after the first crash, a similar hijacking happens as a second plane crashes into the south face of the South Tower, striking between the 77th and 85th floors.
1. In the academic journal Social Studies, the author Joe Zingone, still remembers the day when it all went down.
a. “He states that he and his wife were running late and were on an express bus towards Manhattan.
b. Because of traffic, we decided to split…

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