9/11: One Day in America 1

Fireman and Fireman’s Brother

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Synopsis

9/11: One Day in America is the story of September 11th – from first impact to last rescue, the entire day is told in full by heroes and survivors.

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Episodes

Season 1
  • First Response

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    As a hijacked plane hits the north tower, we follow the first firefighters on the scene and their race against time to rescue the civilians trapped above and witness a businessman trying to save the life of a badly injured stranger. As a second plane hits the south tower, no doubt remains: America is under attack.

  • The South Tower

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    As an announcement tells people to remain where they are, those in the south tower watch with shock as the north tower burns after being hit by a hijacked plane. When the second plane hits, civilians in the south tower have to find a way to escape from the top floors to safety. Paramedics at street level face an onslaught of both the badly injured and casualties. They race against time to save lives.

  • Collapse

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    After two planes hit the World Trade Center, a day of terror continues to unfold. Flight 77 crashes into the Pentagon, while Flight 93 is hijacked and diverted toward Washington D.C. We follow the heroic stories of military personnel in D.C. and the United 93 passengers as they desperately struggle to save lives. Back in New York, the south tower collapses, unleashing a new wave of casualties.

  • The Cloud

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    Survivors become separated when they are enveloped by a toxic dust cloud. We follow their quest to be reunited with their loved ones.

  • I'm Coming Home For You, Brother

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    A group of firefighters were inside the North Tower when it collapsed, but miraculously survived. It’s a race against time to find and rescue them.

  • It's All Gone, Kid

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    At Ground Zero, two ex-marines and an ex-paramedic join forces to search for survivors and pull off one of the most miraculous rescues of the day.

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