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12 years on: America remembers a day of terror

See: the newspapers from 12 September 2001.

THIS DAY 12 years ago, American citizens were gripped by terror as a number of the nation’s buildings came under attack.

Nearly 3,000 people died at the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Virginia and on a plane crashed into a field in Pennsylvania that day.

The front pages of the next day’s newspapers provide a snapshot of the horrific morning.

12 years on: America remembers a day of terror
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  • Boston Globe

  • Chicago Tribune

  • Detroit Free Press

  • International Herald Tribune

  • Kansas City Star

  • LA Times

  • Liberation

  • Miami Herald

  • New York Daily News

  • New York Post

  • New York Times

  • Seattle Times

  • SF Examiner

  • The Times

  • USA Today

  • Washington Post

All images: Newseum

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