Candy dispenser


Description: This M&M dispenser, soot-covered calendar, and desk copy of the U.S. Army code were recovered from the Pentagon office of Charles A. Reimer, Deputy Division Chief, Strategic Leadership, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff Operations/Army G-3.

Context: Charles Reimer, a civilian employee for the Department of Defense, survived the terrorist attack on the Pentagon. His office was on the third floor of the D ring (the E ring is the exterior), and was directly above the path of the airplane as it slid through the first and second floors of E, D, and C rings. As flames shot up past the windows and the area filled with smoke, he helped a fellow worker escape from the building. In the Pentagon attack, 125 employees were killed and 140 were injured; on board the airplane, all 53 passengers, six crew members, and five hijackers were killed.

Date Made: 1990s

Maker: Mars Manufacturing Corporation

Location: Currently not on view

Recovered: United States: Virginia, Pentagon

Associated Subject: September 11 Terrorist AttacksRelated Event: Attack on the PentagonSeptember 11th Attacks


See more items in: Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, 9/11, September 11


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Credit Line: Gift of Charles A. Reimer

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2002.0276.01Accession Number: 2002.0276Catalog Number: 2002.0276.01

Object Name: Dispenser

Measurements: overall: 8 7/8 in x 6 3/4 in x 6 5/8 in; 22.5425 cm x 17.145 cm x 16.8275 cm


Record Id: nmah_1193245

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