Inside 9-11: What Really Happened

Inside 9-11: What Really Happened

Der Spiegel

Publish 12 months note: First released in 2002

Some of the best writing and reporting at the occasions of September eleven used to be performed by way of Der Spiegel, Germany's journal of list. With its major place of work in Hamburg, base of operations for terrorist ringleader Mohamed Atta and plenty of of the others, Der Spiegel's reporters have been at the entrance strains of the earliest research into the identities of these who introduced holy struggle to America.

The award-winning staff from Spiegel used to be additionally at flooring 0, chatting with humans, accumulating tales, interviewing survivors, looking the phrases that may convey the interconnections of horror and heroism. The phrases come from those that were within and one way or the other gotten out. Inside 11th of September gives us a few of their bills, taking us as shut as we will get to what happened.

The "why" of September eleven might stay past realizing. yet the following we study who the terrorists have been, and the way they have been in a position to take such a lot of blameless lives via sacrificing their very own. The profiles during this ebook render a chilling, alien mind-set that has turn into a part of our day-by-day fact. Combining top notch investigative journalism and writing of significant readability, Inside 11th of September is a heartbreaking and gripping reconstruction of the occasions that modified us all.

Translated from the German by means of Paul De Angelis and Elisabeth Kaestner, with contributions from Margot Dembo and Christopher Sultan.

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