Ten iconic photos from September 11, 2001

  • Before

    The Twin Towers prior to the attacks of September 11, 2001.

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  • Across the Hudson

    From across the bay, the Twin Towers and Manhattan burn.

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  • Second strike

    Flight 175 is flown into the south tower.

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  • The Pentagon

    The Pentagon after American Flight 77 was flown into it. Flight 93 was destined for The White House before it was forced down in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

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  • Running

    Hot smoke and debris from the towers falling begins enveloping downtown Manhattan.

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  • Rescue workers

    Rescue workers. Nearly 350 firefighters perished within the Twin Towers trying to rescue victims before the towers fell.

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  • After

    Smoke lingers around the rubble of the worst terrorist attack on US soil in its relatively short history.

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  • Raising Old Glory

    Workers hoist the flag of The United States of America

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  • President Bush with Bullhorn

    One moment a fuzzy bullhorn; the next a battle cry. "...those who brought these buildings down, they will hear ALL of us very soon!"

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  • Beams of Hope

    Afterward.. the lights shine were the towers once stood; Lady Liberty stands for America still.

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