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02-January-2015
02-January-2015
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A plaque commemorates the New York firefighters and police officers who lost their lives in September 11, 2001 in the Twin Towers terrorist attack.

The September 11 attacks were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks launched by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda upon the United States in New York City and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area on Tuesday, September 11, 2001. A total of 411 emergency workers died as they tried to rescue people and fight fires. The New York City Fire Department (FDNY) lost 340 firefighters, a chaplain, and two paramedics.

 

Location

Address:Faraday Street, Fire Station, Ravenswood, 7250
State:TAS
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.42148
Long: 147.18175
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Terrorism
Actual Event STart Date:11-September-2001
Actual Event End Date:11-September-2001

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 11th September, 2002
Front Inscription

Ravenswood Fire Brigade remembers the 343 firefighters and 60 police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty at New York`s World Trade Centre

September 11th 2001

Source: MA
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