Time Magazine – 9/11 Special Issue

The magazine was put out just 36 hours after the horrific events and it was the only issue in the magazine’s history without any advertisement. It sold 3.4 million copies, the most ever.

9/11 by James Nachtwey

James Nachtwey was one of the first photographers to respond to the events of 9/11 because he lived just a few blocks away from the World Trade Center

9/11 Firemen

Hours after the 9/11 attacks, three firefighters had spontaneously used a U.S. flag taken off a yacht and raised it in the wreckage of the World Trade Center. A newspaper photographer Thomas Franklin captured the scene, creating one of the most memorable flag raising scenes since Iwo Jima.