Police Car Door

Police Car Door

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Description: This door panel was removed from a New York Police Department patrol car crushed by the falling debris of the World Trade Center.
Context: New York City police officers immediately responded to the attack on the World Trade Center. With the collapse of the buildings, the NYPD lost both officers and vehicles. This door panel was removed from a crushed patrol car. Many fire trucks, squad cars, taxis, delivery vehicles, and private automobiles were destroyed as the World Trade Center collapsed. Twenty-three NYPD officers were killed in their attempts to save World Trade Center tenants.
Description: This door panel was removed from a New York Police Department patrol car crushed by the falling debris of the World Trade Center.
Context: New York City police officers immediately responded to the attack on the World Trade Center. With the collapse of the buildings, the NYPD lost both officers and vehicles. This door panel was removed from a crushed patrol car. Many fire trucks, squad cars, taxis, delivery vehicles, and private automobiles were destroyed as the World Trade Center collapsed. Twenty-three NYPD officers were killed in their attempts to save World Trade Center tenants.
Description: This door panel was removed from a New York Police Department patrol car crushed by the falling debris of the World Trade Center.
Context: New York City police officers immediately responded to the attack on the World Trade Center. With the collapse of the buildings, the NYPD lost both officers and vehicles. This door panel was removed from a crushed patrol car. Many fire trucks, squad cars, taxis, delivery vehicles, and private automobiles were destroyed as the World Trade Center collapsed. Twenty-three NYPD officers were killed in their attempts to save World Trade Center tenants.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Door
recovery site
United States: New York, Fresh Kills
recovered
United States: New York, Manhattan, World Trade Center
Measurements
overall: 71 cm x 142 cm x 20.4 cm; 27 15/16 in x 55 7/8 in x 8 1/16 in
ID Number
2002.0238.02
catalog number
2002.0238.02
accession number
2002.0238
subject
September 11 Terrorist Attacks
Attack on the World Trade Center
September 11th Attacks
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, 9/11
September 11
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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