Pictures of September 11, 2001 from beneath the White House

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September 11, 2001 From Beneath the White House


On the day of the 2001 terrorist attacks, senior Bush Administration personnel -- and Vice President Dick Cheney's staff photographer -- gathered in the President's Emergency Operations Center beneath the White House.

The personnel included President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State Colin Powell and CIA Director George Tenet.

Take a look at some of the images here:

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Pictures of September 11, 2001 from beneath the White House

Vice President Cheney watches coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on television.

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

President Bush with Vice President Cheney and senior staff in the President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC).

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

Secretary of State Colin Powell and National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice in the President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC).

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

Vice President Cheney talks with I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby and Mary Matalin.

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

Vice President Cheney with senior staff in the President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC).

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

Vice President Cheney in the President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC).

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

Vice President Cheney with senior staff in the President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC).

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

Vice President Cheney and Lynne Cheney aboard Marine Two.

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

President Bush with Vice President Cheney and senior staff in the President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC).

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

Vice President Cheney with senior staff in the President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC).

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

Secretary of State Colin Powell in the President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC).

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

Vice President Cheney with Laura Bush, Lynne Cheney and senior staff in the President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC).

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

Laura Bush in the President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC).

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

Vice President Cheney and Lynne Cheney depart the White House on Marine Two.

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

Vice President Cheney with Condoleezza Rice, Lynne Cheney and senior staff in the President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC).

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

CIA Director George Tenet listens to President Bush's address in the President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC).

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

President Bush with Vice President Cheney and senior staff in the President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC).

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

Vice President Cheney with senior staff in the President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC).

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

Vice President Cheney in the President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC).

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

President Bush with Vice President Cheney and senior staff in the President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC).

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

Secretary of State Colin Powell in the President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC).

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

Vice President Cheney with senior staff in the President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC).

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

Vice President Cheney with senior staff in the President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC).

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

Vice President Cheney and Lynne Cheney in the President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC).

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

Vice President Cheney with senior staff in the President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC).

Photo courtesy: The U.S. National Archives

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Following a Freedom of Information Act request, the National Archives released a gallery of hundreds of new photos from those first hours after the 9/11 attacks.

The full album is available on the U.S. National Archives Flickr account.

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