20 Rare Photographs Of 9/11 That It’s Unlikely You’ve Ever Seen Before

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Image: Ron Agam/Getty Images
Image: Ron Agam/Getty Images

This is another photo by Ron Agam, the renowned fine art photographer who turned to documentary for the day on 9/11. Speaking to The Algemeiner, Agam, a French-Israeli, said, “The emotion that really overtook me was awe at the firefighters and policemen going into the buildings, knowing they were not likely to come out alive.”

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Image: Wolfgang Staehle via Vanity Fair
Image: Wolfgang Staehle via Vanity Fair

At the time, video artist Wolfgang Staehle had a project underway that involved taking shots of the Manhattan skyline from a Brooklyn window. Photographs were taken at four-second intervals. Now look carefully at the top righthand corner of the first frame and you’ll see hijacked American Airlines Flight 11 speeding towards the South Tower.

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