Audio Recordings Interview with Donald Brennan, Stafford, Virginia, November 18, 2001 (part 1 of 2)

Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Brennan, Donald
Brennan, Jennifer
Dates 2001
Location Stafford
Stafford County
Language English
Subjects Interviews
Pentagon (Va.)
Personal Narratives
Rescue Work
September 11 Terrorist Attacks
Interview with Donald Brennan, Stafford, Virginia, November 18, 2001 (part 1 of 2)
Contributor Names
Brennan, Jennifer (Interviewer)
Brennan, Donald (Interviewee)
Created / Published
November 18, 2001
Subject Headings
-  September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
-  Rescue work--Pentagon (Va.)--2000-2010
-  Interviews
-  Personal narratives
-  Virginia -- Stafford County -- Stafford
Personal narratives
-  Sound Recording, Non-Music.
-  Interviewee occupation: Pentagon Police Officer.
-  Summary: Donald Brennan was on duty at the Pentagon on September 11. He talks about the confusion at the crash site. People were screaming and some were dead. He stood in jet fuel amidst the plane wreckage and bodies. He attempted to rescue people in a section of the Pentagon before it collapsed. Windows imploded. Rescue operations ceased in the chaos. When he returned to the crash site no one was left to save. Plane and body parts were scattered on the heliport. Mr. Brennan talks about rescue operations, firefighters, law enforcement, the crime scene, the dead, treatment of the wounded, relief operations, and guilt.
Call Number
AFC 2001/015: sr334a
Source Collection
September 11, 2001 Documentary Project Collection (AFC 2001/015)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id

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