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On This Day - September 11

1916D6Thirty five year old ERA 1st Class Gilbert Oxley O/N 271718 (Po) was a member of the crew of Submarine D6 and he died when accidentally lost overboard in the North Sea.
1939Seahorse (S98)HMS Seahorse was undocked.
1941Thunderbolt (N25)HMS Thunderbolt torpedoes and sinks the German merchant Livorno about 35 nautical miles west-south-west of Benghazi, Libya.
1943Rorqual (N74)HMS Rorqual lays her remaining 20 mines off Lemnos, Greece.
1944Venturer (P68)Torpedoed and sank the Norwegian merchant Vang off Lister, Norway
2001Terrorist AttacksTerrorist attacks on the United States result in the destruction of the two largest towers of the World Trade Center in New York by civilian airliners. A third plane crashes into the Pentagon in Arlington VA; a fourth plane crashes when the passengers overpower the hijackers

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