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Read recent articles and news, as well as view video from American Dunkirk coauthors James Kendra and Tricia Wachtendorf  

How an unplanned maritime response to the 9/11 disaster showed creativity, improvisation, and the power of community based resources. 

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The Waterborne Evacuation of Manhattan on 9/11

  • International Symposium on Disaster Management in the Age of Innovation and Change Dec 2-3 2017, Guangzhou, China
  • World Bosai Forum, Nov. 26, 2017 Sendai Japan,  
  • Researching New York Symposium, Nov. 16, 2017, Albany, NY.

The 9/11 Boatlift