This extraordinary shot of a UPS worker going about his delivery job was taken by photographer Melanie Einzig. In fact, though, it was some years before Einzig actually published the image. You see, she had been concerned that it might be open to misinterpretation or even offensive to some.
Here, the Pentagon, the heart of U.S. military might, burns into the night after having been hit by one of the hijacked planes earlier in the day. Five Al Qaeda terrorists overpowered the crew of American Airlines Flight 77; and as a result, the terrorists, 59 passengers and crew and 125 people who were in the Pentagon died.