The FBI Just Declassified These Photos of the Pentagon from 9/11

About a week ago, the FBI quietly uploaded a collection of previously-classified photos from the 9/11 aftermath into their online records vault. Unlike many of the photos we’ve already seen, these focus on the wreckage at the Pentagon.

The photos were uploaded into the “9/11 Attacks and Investigation Images” folder in the FBI vault on March 23rd, and include 27 photographs of debris, emergency workers, and even aerial shots of the damage at the Pentagon.

Here are 10 of the images we found most moving—everything from airplane debris to photos of gaping hole in the building, to emergency workers and FBI hard at work:

To see all 27 of the declassified images, click here.

(via Digg)

Image credits: Public domain photographs by the FBI/US Government.

from PetaPixel


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