The Pentagon and how it has survived history
The Pentagon building recently saw tragedy, but that's nothing new given its history
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On September 11, 2001, an airliner was flown into the side of the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia during the wider 9/11 terrorist attack that also brought down the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City. Ironically, the attack on the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense took place 60 years to the day construction began on the iconic building. Indeed, the story behind the Pentagon is a fascinating one, and it even plays an important role in Hollywood movie making.
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