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Sept. 11 Memorial Event Planned


Last updated 8/23/2021 at 7:11pm

On Sept. 11, 2001, 19 terrorists from al-Qaeda hijacked four flights and used these planes as weapons.

In a coordinated attack against highly visible U.S. landmarks, 2,977 individuals were killed that day including 343 fire fighters who made the ultimate sacrifice, according to a news release from the Brevard Fire Department. This attack was the single largest loss of life from a foreign attack on American soil and the greatest single loss of rescue personnel in American history.

To remember, memor-ialize and commemorate these attacks, the city of Brevard will hold a short program on...

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