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The Abridge Nine Eleven Time Line
Poses many questions especially about who knew what in advance.  Huge share dealings took place before the tragedy.  Was there insider knowledge of something?

Buzzflash
Alternative News and Views

NORC Reports Americans Response To a National Tragedy

Television Archives of 11 September 2001

September 11 Archive 500 million pages

31 October 2001
German Navy Salutes America Recently
Below is an e-mail from a young ensign aboard the USS Winston Churchill to his parents. (Churchill is an Arleigh Burke-class AEGIS guided-missile destroyer, commissioned March 10, 2001, and is the only active U.S. Navy warship named after a foreign national.)
Dear Dad,
We are still at sea. The remainder of our port visits have all been cancelled. We have spent every day since the attacks going back and forth within imaginary boxes drawn in the ocean, standing high-security watches, and trying to make the best of it. We have seen the articles and the photographs, and they are sickening. Being isolated, I don't think we appreciate the full scope of what is happening back home, but we are definitely feeling the effects.
About two hours ago, we were hailed by a German Navy destroyer, Lutjens, requesting permission to pass close by our port side. Strange, since we're in the middle of an empty ocean, but the captain acquiesced and we prepared to render them honors from our bridgewing. As they were making their
approach, our conning officer used binoculars and announced that Lutjens was flying not the German, but the American flag. As she came alongside us, we saw the American flag flying half-mast and her entire crew topside standing at silent, rigid attention in their dress uniforms. They had made a sign that was displayed on her side that read, "We Stand By You." There was not a dry eye on the bridge as they stayed alongside us for a few minutes and saluted. It was the most powerful thing I have seen in my life. The German Navy did an incredible thing for this crew, and it has truly been the highest point in the days since the attacks. It's amazing to think that only half-century ago things were quite different. After Lutjens pulled away, the Officer of the Deck, who had been planning to get out later this year, turned to me and said, 'I'm staying Navy.' I'll write you when I know more about when I'll be home, but this is it for now. "Love you guys." And here's a picture of what that scene looked like:

26 October 2001
Message From US Postal Service - Suspicious Packages

Questions About Anthrax
From the US Center for Disease Control

Pictures From Ground Zero
These pictures are on the Gunns of Texas web site

25 October 2001
Afghanistan News & Links

19 October
UK Government Advice on Chemical/Biological Threats

UK Government Links On Terrorists and Terrorism

19 October
Archive of Web Information on 11 September
WebArchivist.org, in conjunction with the Library of Congress and The Internet Archive, has announced the release of an archive of September 11th materials at http://150.156.112.3/main.plx  .

25 September
A 24-hour confidential helpline
has been launched for British people affected by the terrorist attacks in the United States. The US Tragedy Support Line is on -
0845 601 5743.

25 September
Counter terrorism advice for Londoners and London businesses, with the latest information on security precautions.
Police Terrorism Hotline: 0800 789 321

Foreign Office Travel Advice

British Red Cross

Britain USA.com

Wick Firemen Raise Money For New York Families
21 September
Wick firemen will be doing a car wash from 8.30am on Saturday as part of their fundraising for New York fire brigade families.

Royal Bank of Scotland World Trade Center Fund
21 September
Donations can be made locally at any branch of the Royal Bank of Scotland.  Highlighting how the tragedy has reached Caithness is the news that Ian Gray (55) formerly Wick who lived in Washington and worked for a health care company was killed on the American Airlines flight 77 when it was crashed into the Pentagon.  Mr Gray was married with two grown up children and his mother still lives in Wick. 

US Government Resources Site
Has links to fire and police disaster funds for families

BBC News   BBC World Service

World Trade Center Missing People Locator

Search Engine For lists of Victims

Victim Information

UK Online Emergency Pages

Safe List

I'm OK Listings

CBS Casualty list

American Airlines Casualty List

United Airlines Casualty List

Missing Pictures Web site

Light A Candle Online  
May be down due to weight of numbers

American Red Cross 
Advice For Air Passengers UK Following Attack In USA 
Fox 5 New York News
CBS New York
New York Daily News
New York Times
Federal Bureau Of Investigation

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Form To Report Terrorist Information

Twin Towers Companies

Tony Blair's Statement to House of Commons 14 September

New York Help Lines and Web sites

Free Office Space For Businesses In New York

UK Travel Links at Number 10

Donations
UK 
Charities Aid Foundation For USA

USA
American Red Cross

Helping.org

International Association of Firefighters

The United Way of New York and the New York Community Trust have established a fund to help the victims of the attacks and their families.  The September Eleventh Fund will provide immediate support to established emergency assistance agencies. Anyone wishing to contribute may send their donations in care of United Way, 2 Park Ave, New York, New York, 10016 or call: 212-251-4035.
United Way Of New York
Note for non US citizens.  United Way is a charitable organisation that is run by business people in each state in the USA.  They donate their services free of charge and raise money each year to help a wide range of charitable organisations.  Bill Fernie saw some of the work of the United Way of Florida last year.

Multi city .com has established a message board for anyone to share information or leave messages relating to the tragedy.  Multi City issued this message to web masters - 
 "Today, we've created a special site with information on what you can do.  You'll find important phone numbers, community links and contact information for agencies on this page.  Community becomes increasingly important as people try to connect, gather information, and support one another. This community is dedicated to those who have been affected in any way by yesterday's events.  It will not contain any advertising or Multicity.com information. Additionally, we have turned off all advertising within Multicity.com tools."

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Wick Firemen Overwhelmed at Response to their Fundraiser For US Firemen. October 2001
Wick Firemen set out on Saturday to run a charity carwash as they have done so often n the past for many other charities.  This time they broke all records and raised  four times what they normally do.  Washing cars could not possibly have raised the sum of over 1700 if it had not been for the support of the public, tourists and local shops who joined in by placing collecting tins.  From early morning so many people came with their cars some of them got out, made their donation and cleaned their own car to help the firemen.  Two donations for the car wash were over 50.  Some came, paid and drove away as it was obvious too many cars were turning up.  This was probably the biggest car wash total ever raised in Wick.  The money was converted to a bank draft to enable it to go by post to the New York Fund with a personal  message from the firemen of Wick.

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