‘The Day The Towers Fell – my 9/11 journey’ Jason Florio

9/11/2001 – A man walks alone in the debris of the South Tower, just a few minutes before the North Tower begins to fall, NYC © Jason Florio

The Day The Towers Fell – my 9/11 journey

'The Day The Towers Fell - my 9/11 journey' Jason Florio: September 11th, 2001-the North Tower on fire after the first plane hits, World Trade Center Towers, NYC. Black and white image ©Jason Florio
WATCH September 11th, 2001-the North Tower on fire after the first plane hits, World Trade Center, NYC. Black and white image ©Jason Florio

The Day The Towers Fell – my 9/11 journey In August 2001 I went to Afghanistan to photograph a war – all was quiet. But when I returned to my home in New York City, in early September, the war came to me’ Jason Florio – full interview Photography Daily Show 

9/11 – more images

'The Day The Towers Fell - my 9/11 journey' Jason Florio: September 11th, 2001-people escaping Lower Manhattan, among the debris from the fallen World Trade Center Towers, NYC. Black and white image ©Jason Florio
September 11th, 2001-people escaping, among the debris, the area of the fallen World Trade Center Towers, NYC. ©Jason Florio

The Day The Towers Fell – my 9/11 journey

'The Day The Towers Fell - my 9/11 journey' Jason Florio: September 11th, 2001-A New York City cop stands with his head down, among the debris from the fallen World Trade Center Towers, NYC. Black and white image ©Jason Florio
September 11th, 2001-A New York City cop stands with his head down, among the debris from the fallen World Trade Center Towers, NYC. image ©Jason Florio

An Afghan Diary

…To follow the full story on Afghanistan (from my previous trip, in 2000) we knew we also need it to head to the north-east to meet the Taliban opposition, the Northern Alliance, who controlled that portion of the country. This we could not do until a year later in August 2001.

Our first attempt to cross the border from Pakistan to the Northern Alliance area disguised as women wearing full covering burqas failed. We then spent the next three weeks organizing a ride into the country via Tajikistan on a Russian helicopter operated by the Northern Alliance… Jason Florio read/see more

The portrait of Ahmed Shah Massoud - 'The Lion of Panjshir' - in his camp in the mountains was taken shortly before he was killed. Panjshir Valley, Afghanistan. black and white portrait © Jason Florio, September 2001
Ahmed Shah Massoud ‘The Lion of Panjshir’ – Panjshir Valley, Afghanistan. Image © Jason Florio, 2001

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