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Cyril Richard "Rick" Rescorla (May 27, 1939 – Sep...

wikipedia - 20 Oct 2017
Cyril Richard "Rick" Rescorla (May 27, 1939 – September 11, 2001) was a United States Army officer and private security officer of British origin who served in Northern Rhodesia as a member of the Northern Rhodesia Police (NRP) and as a commissioned officer in the Vietnam War, where he was a second lieutenant in the United States Army. As the director of security for the financial services firm Morgan Stanley at the World Trade Center, Rescorla anticipated attacks on the towers and impl
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A day to be proud…

Power Line (blog) - 11 Sep 2017
I first wrote about Rick Rescorla in 2003 after finishing James Stewart's Heart of a Soldier, the book based on Stewart's New Yorker article “The real heroes are dead.” (“The real heroes are dead” is what Rescorla would say in response to recognition ...
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10 Things You Didn't Know about “We Were Soldiers”

TVOvermind - 07 Feb 2018
We Were Soldiers is an emotionally-charged story that shows the struggle that occurred at the Ia Drang Valley, or Valley of Death as it was known in those days. The conflict was between US and North Vietnamese soldiers and like many such combat zones ...
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The Real Heroes Are Dead

The New Yorker - 15 Jun 2014
There was no sign of Rick Rescorla or his car. She realized that she didn't know where he worked, or even if he had a regular job, or whether he wrote plays full time. Three days later, driving home from work—she was now an administrative assistant at ...
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Opera Recalls A Hero's Life, Love and Song

New York Times - 02 Sep 2011
The inverse may be equally true: that “ordinary” heroes like Rick Rescorla, who saved almost 2,700 lives on Sept. 11, 2001, only to lose his own, are the yang to Arendt's yin, demonstrating what you might call the profundity of virtue. The story of ...
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Life Lessons From 6 Unsung Leaders Who Rose to the Occasion

Entrepreneur - 09 Aug 2017
Ask any of the thousands of people who owe him their lives. Thanks to Rick Rescorla, 2,700 Morgan Stanley employees working in the World Trade Center escaped the collapse during the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The drills he designed and trained them in ...
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Ginnie Graham: It's time to reflect on the meaning of 1968

Tulsa World - 25 Jan 2018
Correction: This column originally misstated the military actions leading to the Tet Offensive and capture of the USS Pueblo. It has been corrected. Support journalism that makes a difference. Start a digital subscription for only $0.99. My dad's ...
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A recommendation: Two separate, personal stories from 9/11 - 12 Sep 2017
Tweets by AriFleischer. Second, take a look a piece of journalism from The New Yorker, six months after 9/11. "The Real Heroes Are Dead" is the story of Rick Rescorla, written by James B. Stewart. Rescorla led an exceptional and interesting life ...
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Presenting Pages From The Long Island Star Journal

Western Queens Gazette - 01 Nov 2017
COMPILED BY DAN MCDONALD. Welcome To November 1965! In far-off Vietnam, outnumbered American forces were engaged in a life and death struggle with North Vietnamese troops in the Battle of Ia Drang. After both sides suffered heavy casualties, North ...
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9/11, LZ X-Ray, LZ Albany and Rick Rescorla

smallwarsjournal (blog) - 11 Sep 2015
On September 11, 2001, Rick Rescorla watched the north tower burn out of his window on the 44th floor of the south tower. Despite Port Authority Police stating to stay in the building, he ordered fellow Morgan Stanley Dean Witter employees floor by ...
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Remembering Rick Rescorla: a hero on 9/11

San Diego Source - 08 Sep 2011
Editor's note: This commentary originally appeared on our pages in 2011. We reprint it today with minor modifications. Twelve years ago on 9/11, Rick Rescorla was on duty on the 44th floor of the World Trade Center, tower two. He was vice president for ...
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Prophecy of terrorism remains valid, veteran says

Chino Champion - 10 Sep 2016
For 15 years, Mr. Guyer of Chino Hills has made it his mission to tell the story of Rick Rescorla, the man who saved at least 2,684 people from the World Trade Center when it was hit by terrorists on Sept. 11, 2001. Mr. Guyer was in the Battle of Ia ...
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7th Cav Regiment Gives Tribute to Hero of Vietnam, 9/11 - 19 Jun 2015
After coming to America to join another Army, he sang them as a lieutenant in Vietnam, where he served as leader of 1st Platoon, Company B, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team,1st Cavalry Division. The unit honored him ...
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Dan Hill: Mission (almost) accomplished

St. Augustine Record - 14 Aug 2011
Dan Hill's six-year mission to get a memorial monument to his deceased friend Rick Rescorla at the U.S. Army's National Infantry Museum, Fort Benning, Ga., has become a reality, but not without a few bumps along the road. Rescorla, who fought in the ...
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These Vital 9/11 Facts Should Never Be Forgotten

Bustle - 11 Sep 2017
Moreover, countless first responders as well as members of the public risked their lives to help others following the attacks. For example, according to Business Insider, one man who ultimately perished on that day, Rick Rescorla, was credited with ...
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7 incredible stories of heroism on 9/11

Business Insider - 11 Sep 2015
Rick Rescorla was already a hero of the battlefields of Vietnam, where he earned the Silver Star and other awards for his exploits as an Army officer. Rescorla — once immortalized on the cover of the book "We Were Soldiers Once… And Young" — would ...
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Remembering friends who died at the World Trade Center on 9/11

DVIDS (press release) - 26 Dec 2017
Remembering friends who died at the World Trade Center on 9/11. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Google+ Share to Pinterest Share to More. Remembering friends who died on 9/11. Photo By Edward Lopez | Picatinny ...
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The 51 men and women from Cornwall who changed the world

Cornwall Live - 06 Oct 2017
RICK RESCORLA (1939-2001). Born and raised in Hayle, where he idolised the American soldiers stationed in preparation for D-Day. He later served in the US Army in Northern Rhodesia and Vietnam. A hero of the World Trade Center attacks of September 11 ...

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