Americans in Wartime Experience

Victor Guarnera


On September 11th, 2001, Victor Guarnera worked inside the World Trade Center as a contractor with the New York City Port Authority responsible for the physical security of the World Trade Center Campus.  Victor was inside Tower 1 looking out at Tower 2 when it came down.

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The Americans in Wartime Experience explores the impact of war and conflict on America since WWI. It honors those who served in the military and on the home front and highlights the values they demonstrated in serving – duty, honor, and courage. It examines how periods of conflict have profoundly shaped American society. It educates visitors about the costs of war, both on a personal and social level. It challenges visitors to remember the service and sacrifices made by their fellow citizens to preserve and defend our freedoms. LEARN MORE

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