Video: 9/11 Rememberance German American Twin Tower Artifact
Video by Staff Sgt. Jose Ibarra
9/11 Remembrance Ceremony with 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment from Vilseck, Germany and the Panzergrenadierbataillon 122 from Oberviechtach, Germany. 911TenAnniv. The ceremony symbolically gave a 1,469lb steel beam artifact (artifact # H-0031a) from the World Trade Center to the town of Oberviechtach. It is the only original artifact from the World Trade Center given to Germany. Ceremony occured at 14:45 German time which is the exact time the first plane hit the World Trade Center. The guest speakers were the 76th Colonel of the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, Col. Keith A. Barclay from Indiana, Pennsylvania and the chairman from German American Firefighters and Friends, Herr Martin Zimmermann, from Oberviechtach.