Then Came the Fire

U.S. Army, Center of Military History. 2011. 328p. illus. SuDoc# D 114.2:P 38. GPO Stock# 008-029-00545-0.

The book cover of "Then Came the Fire: Personal Accounts from the Pentagon, 11 September 2001" edited by Stephen J Lofgren features a photo of the Pentagon roof in flames, with a dark cloud of combustion debris roiling above it, taken on September 11, 2001.


In 2011, there were many publications designed to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001. In addition to the 59 people aboard the flight that struck the Pentagon, 125 people in the Pentagon were killed. The editors of this memorial volume have collected the stories of eyewitnesses, including the military and civilian personnel who escaped the burning building and first responders and reporters at the scene. It also includes hundreds of photographs.

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2011 - Selection(s)