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  • Associated Press: A jet airliner is lined up on one of the World Trade Center towers in New York on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Associated Press: A person jumps from the north tower of New York's World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Associated Press: President Bush’s Chief of Staff Andy Card whispers into the ear of the president to give him word of the plane crashes into the World Trade Center during a visit to the Emma E. Booker Elementary School in Sarasota, Fla., Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Associated Press: Vice President Richard B. Cheney, right, speaks to President George W. Bush by phone inside the operations center at the White House as staff members, including presidential counselor Karen Hughes, left, and national security adviser Condoleezza Rice, center, look on.

  • A woman covered in dust takes refuge in an office building after the top of one of the World Trade Center towers collapsed. The woman was caught outside on the street as the cloud of smoke and dust enveloped the area.

  • Washington Post: U.S. Customs volunteer firefighter Michael Saber drinks water from a fire hydrant in the rubble of the World Trade Center towers.

  • Associated Press: Brooklyn firefighters George Johnson, left, Dan McWilliams, center, and Billy Eisengrein raise a flag at the World Trade Center in New York.

  • Washington Post: Two boys adjust a poster placed on a wall at Bellevue Hospital in New York, where families came to speak with officials about identifying their loved ones, dead or alive.

  • Associated Press: New York Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani, left, and President George W. Bush look toward the fallen buildings during a tour of the World Trade Center in this Sept. 14, 2001, photo.

  • Washington Post: Firefighters along with a few military personnel on Sept. 12, 2001, drape a large flag over the west wall of the Pentagon a few yards from the area damaged by the attack the day before.

  • Associated Press: The Statue of Liberty stands out as smoke shrouds Lower Manhattan on Sept. 15, 2001.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 7:14 pm

The most iconic pictures from Sept. 11 and its aftermath

AMANDA FINNEGAN | Washington Post

Survivors fleeing, covered in debris. First responders hoisting the American flag over rubble. The New York skyline filled with ash -- its two twin towers newly missing. Seventeen years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, these are the images that are still etched in Americans' minds. Nearly 3,000 people died on Sept. 11, 2001, making it the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil.