The Guns Of 9/11
Among the most chilling images I recall in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks were the tables full of guns. Not because I’m afraid of guns. Most of them probably wouldn’t have worked anyway, having been through the man-made horror of the fall of the twin towers.
As the wreckage and debris were cleared from the site of America’s worst terrorist attack, all of the individual items, all the human remains all the personal items were separated and sorted. The remains were interred with dignity and the respect they deserve. The guns were set out on tables, their serial numbers used to confirm that the officers who carried them had perished.