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Witness: DC 9/11

Firefighters struggle to contain the fire after the hijacked American Airlines Flight 77, a Boeing 757-200, crashed into the Pentagon on September 11, 2001.

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Nat Geo reconstructs the attack on the nation's capital moment by moment entirely through home video; fire, rescue and police footage; and news coverage. Footage from the Pentagon crash site taken shortly after impact captures a raw view of the devastating aftermath. Meanwhile, cameras throughout the city document the chaotic evacuation of congressional leaders and other officials from the Capitol and White House.