Joshlyn Jones

The Pentagon

The Attack

The Pentagon was attacked by a terrorist group Al-Qaeda. There was 4 planes, the 3rd plane were crashed into the southwestern side of the Pentagon. This was a tragedy.

Built

Building the Pentagon was a very big job. There were more than 13,000 workers day and night. The Pentagon was built around 1941-1943. George Edwin Bergstorm was the designer. The Pentagon is in Arlington, Virginia. The Pentagon has 5 sides and is 5 stories high.

Purpose

The Pentagon is also known as The U.S. Department of Defense. The purpose for the Pentagon is for the 3 major military branches, the U.S Army, the U.S Navy, and the U.S Air Force. They are in charge of the 3 military branches. The Pentagon is very interesting to learn about.

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