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The Titan Arm

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Lauren Figueroa

on 10 December 2014

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Transcript of The Titan Arm

Attackers
Background
Gallery
motives
interesting facts
9/11 Info.
Osama bin laden
when
Tuesday,September 11,2001 8:45-10:10am
Locations
Twin towers of the world trade center,New york city,
Attack type
Aircraft hijackings, suicide attacks,mass murder, terrorism
Motives
Presence of U.S. military in Saudi Arabia
interesting facts
conclusion
Thank you !
The Titan Arm
by Lauren Figueroa
ATTACKERS!
Leader:
After the 1991 Gulf war,the US maintained a presence of 5,000 troops stationed in Saudi Arabia.Since Saudi Arabia houses the holiest sites in Islam (Mecca and Medina) — many Muslims were upset at the permanent military presence.
Deaths
2,996 (2,977 victims 19 hijackers)
Flight #11
Boston to Los Angeles.It was
the first plane to hit the the twin towers
Flight #175
crashed into the south tower
Flight #77
crashed into the pentagon in
Flight #93
crashes into Pennsylvania
was the founder 0f al-Qaeda the militant organization
that claimed responsibility for the September 11 attacks and he had selected four young men to lead his attack on America.
Arlington,Virginia
" I predict a black day for the united states, a day after which the united states will
not be the same as we know it"
19 hijackers:
all affiliated with al-Qaeda 15 out of 19 were citizens from
Saudi Arabia.The hijackers were organized into four teams each led by a pilot-trained hijacker with three or four "muscle hijackers" who were trained to help subdue the pilots, passengers, and crew.
Support of Israel by the united states
In his November 2002 ''letter to America" bin ladden says " the expansion of Israel is one of the greatest crimes,you are the leaders of its crimes
Inferred motives
some motives of al-Qaeda for the attacks were globalization and desire to provoke war with the united states
It took firefighters 100 days to extinguish all fires ignited
The death toll effected many as 3,051 children lost a parent in the attack&17 babies were born to widows.
9/11 was not the first terrorist attack on the world trade center
9/11 was the single largest loss of life from an foreign attack on american soil
nearly 3,00 people were killed,400 hundred of them were police officers and firefighters
pentagon had just over gone $258 million dollars in reconstruction
Another world trade center had collapsed that day
The number 11
september 11,2001 , will always be remembered as one of the most horrible and unbelievable days ever experienced in the united states.God bless all who lost their lives.we will never forget 9/11
9/11
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