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Compilation of WTC South Tower collapse video clips taken from every direction, with some cropping and stabilization.
30 dec. 2007
einsteen : Sorry for the lost comments, I had to edit the video because Discovery added something in the beginning, that has been stripped away now.
Some people mention the silence of the Twin Tower collapse. These sound samples are genuine as far as I know. Notice that in the videos that contain the initiation moment, the rumbling sound is already there, even when there is barely motion.
Maybe the team was honestly scared of being forced to tell the truth. Read a famed quote (among truthers) from the ABC Primetime segment by NYPD Lt. Glenn Daley:
“There were numerous secondary explosions taking place in that building. There was– There were continuous explosions.”
Page 1, achimspok, Dec 17 2009 : There was that strange pressure pulse inside WTC1 at 10:18.
Page 2 : femr2 enhanced it a little more and I separated the grays of the scale. (LT : the wrist watch)
Hmm, it looks like bright/white indicators for day and date and a little darker (maybe silver) pointers.
At least it looks shocking close to 10:18 and the strange pressure pulse.
Dec 18 : Another interesting thing: 2 minutes later (10:20) ABC reports that the (LT: WTC1N) SW corner is buckling, they start to draw back all personnel because of a possible second collapse. (LT : Of WTC1N)
0:34/1:54 Hess : I was up in the Emergency Management Center on the 23rd floor, and when all the power went out in the building another gentleman and I walked down to the eighth floor where there was an EXPLOSION and we've been trapped on the eighth floor when there was smoke, thick smoke around us for about an hour and a half, but the FDNY, as terrific as they are, came, and just got us out.
At 1:00 to 1:24/2:25 into the video the small firefighter says : Both staircases on the back side were completely BLOWN away, we couldn't get to them. But finally one of the firefighter teams found them.
(23) Deshore, Karin (9110192) Captain (E.M.S.) date 11/7/01.
The original link to her full 27 page interview in the NYTimes repository. She was interviewed on 11/7/01.
First her recollection of events at the South Tower :
(page 11) : WHATEVER THIS EXPLOSION WAS, IT SIMPLY SUCKED ALL THE OXYGEN OUT OF THE AIR. YOU COULDN'T BREATHE AND THE FEELING OF SUFFOCATION, I CAN'T EXPLAIN NO FURTHER ON THAT.
Which is exactly the description of one of the results of a "vacuum bomba", as the Russians once called their biggest-ever thermobaric test explosion, the Tsar Bomba.
Then her recollection of events at the North Tower :
[Page 15] : “Somewhere around the middle of the World Trade Center, there was this orange and red flash coming out. Initially it was just one flash. Then this flash just kept popping all the way around the building and that building had started to explode. The popping sound, and with each popping sound it was initially an orange and then red flash came out of the building and then it would just go all around the building on both sides as far as I could see. These popping sounds and the explosions were getting bigger, going both up and down and then all around the building.
Anyone still believes this is a description of a natural collapse...?
To me, it's a precise description of cutter charges ignited to cut vertical columns.
Followed much later by thermobarics going off to literally blow-up floor spaces, to break away already broken bolts and welds there and lift up concrete floor decks.
And to break away the Vierendeel outer facade column pieces their already cut welds and bolts. And produce thus LOTS of cement and concrete dust clouds which spit outwards, giving the impression of a natural collapse initiation.
Of course, after the first huge blows, the building followed a pattern of mostly natural collapses in the floor space regions, while the now free standing vertical core columns were swinging and breaking (or got already broken by the first cutter charges).
Now realize that quite some time passes after she witnessed those flashes and popping sounds, it's not as if that North Tower directly went down after that.
No, she goes back inside :
[p. 15] I went inside and told everybody that the other building, there was an explosion occurring up there and I said I think we have another major explosion. I don't know if we are all going to be safe here.…
They are picking up all the injured and walk and carry them to the waterfront, to try to find a boat to get away.
[p. 16] So here these explosions are getting bigger and louder and bigger and louder and I told everybody if this building totally explodes, still unaware that the other building had collapsed, I’m going in the water. I said I can swim.…
Then a small Jersey boat comes into the marina with some police officers on it, and they assist her in getting the injured on that boat.
Realize that the North Tower still hasn't collapsed yet. And that most videos shown by the Networks of the collapses had their original sounds removed, or overlapped by the blabbering reporters and the idiot loud noise of all those sirens, as if nobody knew yet that we had an emergency already for nearly two hours.
[pp. 17-18] I’m still standing there trying to figure out what my next move should be, when the same sergeant says focking #t, it’s coming at us, and that’s a quote. Again I didn’t see what was happening behind me, but knowing of all the explosions I thought here was another explosion coming and this sound again and this wave of this force again.”
And that was the North Tower collapse, seemingly minutes AFTER she witnessed all those orange and then red flashes, and heard those accompanying popping sounds around the middle portion of the North Tower.
Minutes BEFORE it at last collapsed. Those towers were tougher than these planners had thought.
"At that point a debate began to rage because the perception was that the building looked like it had been taken out with charges."
“There was an explosion at the top of the Trade Center and a piece of Trade Center flew across the West Side Highway and hit the Financial Center…” [p. 3]"
"it looked like sparkling around one specific layer of the building."
“I know about the explosion on the upper floors. This was like eye level. I didn’t have to go like this. Because I was looking this way. I’m not going to say it was on the first floor or the second floor, but somewhere in that area I saw what appeared to me to be flashes.” [pp. 14-16]
I had heard right before the lights went out, I had heard a distant boom boom boom, sounded like three explosions.
South Tower collapse :
“My partner and I grabbed our stretcher, went to put it in the back of our vehicle, and at that time, I think it was the lobby of the building behind us blew out.
Everybody started running, I didn’t see him again that day. He got thrown one way, I got thrown the other way …
(Page 5 : ) I was still on Vesey, cause the building that blew up on me was on Vesey …
(Page 6 : ) There was no where safe to go …
Then the plane in the middle just disappeared into a little fire ball.
(Bottom page 6 + page 7 : ) As I was running north in this park, and then I could start seeing again a little bit, and I just kept looking in the sky. Cause the captain was saying there's another plane heading in our direction, I was looking for another plane.
I saw something in the sky, it was a plane, but it was way out.
It looked like it was over Jersey or something, then it wasn't there anymore.
I saw a small fireball, and it was gone.
I saw two other planes. One came in one way, and the other came in the other way, and there was a plane in the middle that was way far off in the distance.
Then the plane in the middle just disappeared into a little fire ball.
It looked like the size of a golf ball from where I could see it.
And the other two planes veered off into opposite directions.
I just kept on running north. About fifteen blocks later, I had no idea that that was just the first tower that had come down. I had no idea at that time that that's what that was, and the other buildings were being affected, of course, by that building falling.""
(To the end of page 7 : ) I thought that they blew up our triage sector …
The paramedic from Cabrini, that’s where he was. I was just talking to him 20 minutes before everything blew up. [pp. 4-7] …
At that point I got really upset. I said, do you realize they just blew up our triage sector? Everybody back there is dead, everybody back there is gone.” [p. 9]
I still hadn't realized that the first tower had fallen.
According to Jim Dwyer of the New York Times, the FDNY oral histories were
“originally gathered on the order of Thomas Von Essen, the city fire commissioner on Sept. 11, who said he wanted to preserve those accounts before they became reshaped by a collective memory.” The oral histories constitute about 12,000 pages of testimony by 503 FDNY firefighters, emergency medical technicians and paramedics collected from early October, 2001 to late January, 2002. Mr. Von Essen’s prophetic act has given us a remarkably rich body of narrative material.
48. In 1999 the CIA established In-Q-Tel, a venture capital firm seeking to “identify and invest in companies developing cutting-edge information technologies that serve United States national security interests.”
The firm has exercised financial relationships with internet platforms Americans use on a routine basis, including Google and Facebook. “If you want to keep up with Silicon Valley, you need to become part of Silicon Valley,” says Jim Rickards, an adviser to the U.S. intelligence community familiar with In-Q-Tel’s activities. “The best way to do that is have a budget because when you have a checkbook, everyone comes to you.” At one point IQT “catered largely to the needs of the CIA.” Today, however, “the firm supports many of the 17 agencies within the U.S. intelligence community, including the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) and the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate.” Matt Egan, “In-Q-Tel: A Glimpse Inside the CIA’s Venture Capital Arm,” FoxBusiness.com, June 14, 2013.
49. At a 2012 conference held by In-Q-Tel, CIA Director David Patraeus declared that the rapidly-developing “internet of things” and “smart home” will provide the CIA with the ability to spy on any US citizen should they become a “person of interest’ to the spy community,” Wired magazine reports. “‘Transformational’ is an overused word, but I do believe it properly applies to these technologies,’ Patraeus enthused, ‘particularly to their effect on clandestine tradecraft’ … ‘Items of interest will be located, identified, monitored, and remotely controlled through technologies such as radio-frequency identification, sensor networks, tiny embedded servers, and energy harvesters — all connected to the next-generation internet using abundant, low-cost, and high-power computing,” Patraeus said, “the latter now going to cloud computing, in many areas greater and greater supercomputing, and, ultimately, heading to quantum computing.” Spencer Ackerman, “CIA Chief: We’ll Spy on You Through Your Dishwasher,” Wired, March 15, 2012.
50. In the summer of 2014 a $600 million computing cloud developed by Amazon Web Services for the CIA began servicing all 17 federal agencies comprising the intelligence community. “If the technology plays out as officials envision,” The Atlantic reports, “it will usher in a new era of cooperation and coordination, allowing agencies to share information and services much more easily and avoid the kind of intelligence gaps that preceded the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.” “The Details About the CIA’s Deal With Amazon,” The Atlantic, July 17, 2014.
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