By Anthony Summers, Robbyn Swan
Writing with entry to millions of lately published legit records, clean interviews, and the viewpoint that may come purely from a decade of study and mirrored image, Anthony Summers and Robbyn Swan convey the 1st panoramic, authoritative glance again at 9/11.
For such a lot dwelling americans, September eleven, 2001, is the darkest date within the nation’s heritage. What precisely occurred? may it were avoided? How and why did a lot acrimony and undesirable info come up from the ashes of the area alternate middle, the Pentagon, and a quiet box in Pennsylvania? And what is still unresolved? what's definite: Discord and dissent proceed to this day.
Beginning with the 1st brutal activities of the hijackers aboard American airways Flight eleven, The 11th Day tracks the correct series of occasions and introduces the avid gamers: pilots, terrorists, the airliners’ passengers, and the innocents who died at the floor. Drawing on formerly labeled files and uncooked transcripts, Summers and Swan examine the reaction of President Bush and the U.S. army that day, and the failure to intercept the hijacked airliners. They record the untruths advised in a while by way of U.S. officers and, as a counterpoint, completely reflect on the contentions of the “9/11 truth” circulate. With meticulous study, they research the personalities of the boys in the back of the onslaught, study the factors that drove them, and divulge the U.S. intelligence error that preceded the assaults. They be aware how afterward—without reliable evidence—the Bush management continued in attempting to link 11th of September to Iraq. and so they confront, eventually, the query the Sep 11 Commission’s file blurred: have been the terrorists sponsored by means of strong figures in one other international nation—one the U.S. had lengthy seen as a friend?
Riveting, revelatory, and unforgettable, completely sourced and whole with broad endnotes, The 11th Day is the basic one-volume paintings on a pivotal occasion in our heritage.