Audio Recordings Interview with William Lagasse, Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 4, 2001
Articles and Essays with this item:
September 11 Terrorist Attacks
- Interview with William Lagasse, Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 4, 2001
- Contributor Names
- Brennan, Jennifer (Interviewer)
- Lagasse, William (Interviewee)
- Created / Published
- December 4, 2001
- Subject Headings
- - September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
- - Rescue work--Pentagon (Va.)--2000-2010
- - Interviews
- - Personal narratives
- - Virginia -- Stafford County -- Fredericksburg
- Personal narratives
- - Sound Recording, Non-Music.
- - Interviewee occupation: Pentagon Police Officer.
- - Summary: William Lagasse was refueling his police car when a jet flew past him so fast that its wind blasts knocked him into the vehicle. He then drove to the west side of the Pentagon, south of the impact. He describes the secondary explosions and smoke. Mr. Lagasse also discusses the search for and recovery of evidence, injured people, chaos, anxiety, Pentagon security, shock, and the disorientation of the survivors.
- Call Number
- AFC 2001/015: sr342a
- Source Collection
- September 11, 2001 Documentary Project Collection (AFC 2001/015)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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