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Attacks on America

  • The Bombing of the Los Angeles Times Building

    The Bombing of the Los Angeles Times Building
    On October 1, 1910, the Broadway facade of the Los Angeles Times building, located on First and Broadway in Los Angeles, California, was hit with a dynamite blast. The second and then first floors subsequently collapsed, trapping many workers inside the building. A gas main broke and the building was soon engulfed in flame. Twenty people were killed as a result of the blast and twenty more were injured.
  • 1920 Wall Street Bombing

    1920 Wall Street Bombing
    On September 16, 1920, a horse cart was placed in front of the Assay Office near the corner of Wall St. and Broad St. in New York City, New York. The cart was filled with dynamite and iron sash weights. It exploded a little after 12:00 p.m., shattering windows, rocking buildings, sending bits of iron sash weights flying through the air and blowing people to pieces. Thirty people were killed and 300 more were injured.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    The attack on Pearl Harbor (called the Hawaii Operation or Operation Z by the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters, and the Battle of Pearl Harbor by some Americans)[6] was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on the morning of December 7, 1941. The next day the United States declared war on Japan resulting in their entry into World War II. The attack was intended as a preventive action in order to keep
  • Spitzer's Real Scandal (anthrax and Jerome Hauer)

    Islambouli participated in planning the attacks on the United States, to include those involving aircraft. The CIA noted in a December 4, 1998 President Daily Brief to President Clinton that Islambouli was involved in planning the attacks on the US involving aircraft and other attacks. According to the PDB, was thought to be planning travel to the United States to meet with other Egyptian Islamic Group members to discuss options.
  • 9/11 Attacks

    9/11 Attacks
    The September 11 attacks (often referred to as September 11th or 9/11) were a series of coordinated suicide attacks by al-Qaeda upon the United States.
  • Fort Hood Shooting

    Fort Hood Shooting
    At about 1:30 p.m., November 5, 2009, hundreds of soldiers were processing through the Soldier Readiness Center at Fort Hood, Texas. Among these soldiers was a military psychiatrist, Major Nidal Malik Hasan. Hasan was sitting at his work station when he suddenly stood up and hollered “Allahu Akhbar,” which means “God is great.” At that moment, the major brandished a 5.7 semiautomatic. He opened fire on the soldiers and civilians that crowded the building. Witnesses who heard the gunshots, or wer
  • Oklahoma City Bombing

    Oklahoma City Bombing
    At 9:02 p.m., on April 19, 1995, a Ryder rental van, that was sitting outside of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, exploded. The explosion destroyed a large portion of the building and killed 169 people and injured another 675. The explosive used was homemade. It was a combination of fertilizer and nitromethane that was mixed by two veterans of the U.S. Army. Their names were Terry Nichols and Timothy McVeigh.