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6 Unforgettable Images of the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

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The wreck of the World Trade Center smolders in the background as a man passes a subway stop near ther World Trade Center Towers after planes crashed into each of the buildings in New York on September 11, 2001. REUTERS/Peter Morgan

There are few events in American history that rival the tragedy and sheer shock that occurred on September 11, 2001 as the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil unfolded.

On the 15th anniversary of 9/11, here are some unforgettable pictures of the tragedy that unfolded:

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The second tower of the World Trade Center bursts into flames after being hit by a hijacked airplane in New York September 11, 2001. REUTERS/Sara K. Schwittek

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People look out of the burning North tower of the World Trade Center in New York City September 11, 2001. REUTERS/Jeff Christensen

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A group of firefighters walk amid rubble near the base of the destroyed south tower of the World Trade Center in New York September 11, 2001. REUTERS/Peter Morgan

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The wreck of the World Trade Center smolders in the background as a man passes a subway stop near ther World Trade Center Towers after planes crashed into each of the buildings in New York on September 11, 2001. REUTERS/Peter Morgan

The wreck of the World Trade Center smolders in the background as a man passes a subway stop near ther World Trade Center Towers after planes crashed into each of the buildings in New York on September 11, 2001. REUTERS/Peter Morgan

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A firefighter walks amid rubble near the base of the destroyed World Trade Center in New York on September 11, 2001. REUTERS/Peter Morgan

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Firemen work near the wreckage of the World Trade Center after planes crashed into each of the buildings in New York on September 11, 2001. REUTERS/Peter Morgan

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