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Timeline of Tragedy: On the morning of September 11th, 2002, the FDNY received the first call to action at the World Trade Center. What happened then?
November 1 - May 31, 2002 -- day by day  

February 9
The bodies of five Port Authority police officers and an unidentified woman are found five stories below street level in what was once the north tower's lobby.

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September 11, 2001

A heroic and tragic day for the FDNY.

September 12 - 30

As hope wanes for survivors, recovery begins.


A time of memorials and remembrance.

November to May

> Recovery brings resolve to victims' families.

June 2002 and beyond

The impact continues.

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