From The Old Salt Blog
Maritime Evacuation on 9/11 – An American Dunkirk
Eight years ago today, on a beautiful Tuesday morning in September, hundreds of thousands of commuters were trapped in lower Manhattan. Manhattan is an island and all bridges, tunnels and subways had been shut down following the attacks on the World Trade Center.
Shortly after the second tower was struck, well before either tower fell, something remarkable, almost miraculous, happened.
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