The Tragic Events Of September 11, 2001 forever altered the American landscape, both figuratively & literally. Immediately after the jets crashed into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, Dennis Smith, a former firefighter, reported to Manhattan's Ladder Company 16 to volunteer in the rescue efforts. In the weeks that followed, Smith was present on the front lines, attending the wounded, sifting through the wreckage, & mourning with New York's devastated fire & police departments. This is Smith's vivid account of the rescue efforts by the fire & police departments & emergency medical teams as they rushed to face a disaster that would claim more than five thousand lives. Smith takes readers inside the minds & lives of the rescuers at Ground Zero as he shares stories about these heroic individuals & the effect their loss has had on their families & their companies. Written with drama & urgency, Report From Ground Zero honors the men & women who--in America's darkest hours--redefined our understanding of courage.Smith, Dennis is the author of 'Report From Ground Zero' with ISBN 9780670031160 and ISBN 067003116X.