Ten years after the attack on America, the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) has released FDNY 2001-2011: A Decade of Remembrance and Resilience, a devastating and inspiring look at the impact of September 11, 2001 and how the world’s greatest fire department rebuilt in the years that followed. The book features an introduction by former President George W. Bush.
Through dozens of unique and intimate photos culled from the department’s archives and interviews with FDNY members, the book captures the strength and sacrifice of firefighters and first responders called to duty that day and throughout the aftermath. The pictorial-style book chronicles the renewed spirit that brought hope and healing as the department and nation rebuilt, forever changed.
Published by M.T. Publishing Company, Inc., the large format 12″ x 10″ book contains 112 pages. The book also chronicles major department operations over the past decade, including the FDNY’s response to Hurricane Katrina and the earthquake in Haiti, the Miracle on the Hudson plane landing, and the Manhattan crane collapse. It is officially licensed by the City of New York and the FDNY.
The hardbound book is available directly through the publisher at www.mtpublishing.com, through the FDNY Foundation at www.fdnybook.com or at various bookstores. A portion of the proceeds benefit he FDNY Foundation, which promotes fire safety education and firefighter training in New York City.