9/11 Message Center
On September 12, 2001, we launched a feature on this site where visitors could post a message for New York’s Bravest. In the year that followed we recieved more than 2000 messages (many of which were printed in a special issue of Firefighters Quarterly Magazine). We still have them here on the site, as a memorial and a reminder.
Wir die Kameraden und Kameradinnen des Löschzuges Eving / Brechten der Freiwilligen Feuerwehr Dortmund möchten euch unser tiefstes mitgefühl aussprechen ebenso wie den hinterbliebenen.
Wir alle sind traurig überdas was geschehen ist.
Wir haben unsere Fahnen auf halbmast gesetzt und unsere Fahrzeuge sind mit dem Trauerflohr kenntlichgemacht worden.
Wir wünschen wir könnten euch in dieser schweren Zeit beistehen und euch bei eurer Arbeit unterstützen.
Wir verbleiben in unsren gedanken bei euch mit den worten
" Gott zur Ehr,dem nächsten zur Wehr "
mit Kameradschaftlichem Gruß
posted by Wolfgang Hermann on Sep 13, 2001 03:57 PM
I visited your city only a few months ago, while videoing near the Empire State Building Engine 23 came along on an emergency, one of the firefighters gave me a smile and a wave has he sat at the open window of the passing engine.
I think of him every day as to whether he was on duty at that moment and if he was, did he make it.
posted by Ian Douglas on Oct 01, 2001 06:53 PM
Even though I can't be in my home state right now, I think of everyone there constantly, and I can't even imagine how horrible it is. There are incredible amounts of people out here in the midwest that I have encountered that, even though they don't have personal connections to New York, are praying for everyone back east. I wish more than anything that I could do more than just write this, but everyone is in my prayers.
posted by A-Vavas@northwestern.edu on Sep 19, 2001 12:35 AM
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posted by sacco shoes on Sep 17, 2001 11:41 AM
I HAVE BEEN READING STORIES ABOUT THE BRAVE MEN & WOMEN OF THE NATION'S FIRE DEPARTMENTS AND FROM WHAT I HAVE READ, I WANT TO BE A FIREMAN, TOO!
GOD BLESS AMERICA
posted by 13-YR OLD FROM HOUSTON on Nov 06, 2001 08:10 PM
In this most tragic events, j'd like to express my deepest sypathies to my friends and colleagues, the New York City firefighthers.
Please find throw this mail all my support in this terrible event.
Congratulations at all rescue workers and brave firefighters in this hard targedy.
J'd like to express my deepest sympathies at all firefighters famlilie's who dead in this unacceptable terrorist attack to people those who paid the highest price to save the victims, true to their engagement and courage.
J'm a french firefighter, and j'm so sad of this event. Sorry for this bad letter in english.
YOU DO ALL THE BETTER JOB IN THE WORLD. BIG KISS.
posted by COURTESOLLE Oliver from France on Sep 15, 2001 05:08 AM
The wonderful men and women of the NYFD the NYPD and all of the other tireless and courageous emergency workers and volunteers have become a symbol of hope for the future. You have united all of the people in the world with good and loving hearts by your heroic example. GOOD will defeat evil.LOVE will overcome hate. The selfless dedication you have demonstrated for your fellow man gives us all hope, courage and strength now at this terrible hour and will continue to do so always. I hope there will be a memorial to the fallen and some formal recognition for what you have done. However, whatever physical recognition is made you will forever remain in the hearts of millions of people around the world.
posted by Carole from Tasmania (2) on Sep 15, 2001 09:47 PM
Hello i´m a fire fighter from Germany. Hereby, I would like to pronounce my deepest condolence for all fire fighters ,helpers and oll others of this attack.
Fire brigade Plaidt/Germany
posted by Andreas Steck on Sep 13, 2001 12:51 PM
A young man of 46 years wrote you a message,
one of the first, (9/12 at around 8 p.m.),
expressing his sorrow,his name was Greg Mungovan.
Greg loved his brother Mike, a fireman in Southern
California, and was very proud of him. I am sure he had him
on his mind when he too died last week of a
heart attack. He too was a good guy. Please say a
prayer for Greg.
posted by LIL JUNIO on Oct 15, 2001 06:01 PM
No human being should ahve to suffer as the victims of the World Trade Center had to.
Yet the firemen and their colleagues went into the inferno willingly, their only concern the welfare of their fellow citizens. By their stoical courage, New York's people and emergency services have delivered the most eloquent riposte possible to the apostles of hatred.
posted by C.M. Middleton, Belfast, N.I. on Sep 14, 2001 07:13 AM
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