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Pieces of steel recovered from the attacks on the World Trade Center rest at Buckley AFB en route to their final destination as memorials around Colorado for those killed. 911TenAnniv


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This work, World Trade Center Pieces Rest at Buckley, by SSgt Elisabeth Labbe, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.7.2011

Date Posted:08.8.2011 8:09PM

Category:B-Roll

Video ID:122489

VIRIN:110807-F-#####-111

Filename:DOD_100221735

Length:00:11:33

Location:DENVER, CO, USGlobe

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