I was reading the article on the front page titled New York Decides 9/11 Hero Died in Line of Duty and it got me thinking about that.
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Thread: Will 343 change to 344 now?
09-25-2006, 09:39 PM #1
Will 343 change to 344 now?
09-25-2006, 09:42 PM #2
uhmmmmmmmmmmmmm no............wasnt a FDNY ff .......READ the article.IACOJ both divisions and PROUD OF IT !
Pardon me sir.. .....but I believe we are all over here !
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I'm sorry, I haven't been paying much attention for the last 3 hours.....what were we discussing?
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09-25-2006, 09:45 PM #3
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Not taking anything away from this man's sacrifice and his families suffering, but I believe that 343 ws the number of FDNY firefighters that died that day. Correct me if I'm wrong please.
edit-josh beat me to it
09-25-2006, 09:47 PM #4
Thanks for the explaining it.
Edited to add: Admin can lock this now if they want to.
Last edited by Itsmy6; 09-25-2006 at 09:55 PM.
09-25-2006, 10:26 PM #5
343, 344 or just 43...I still can not believe they/we lost so many FFs in one day. Its just so....I dont know.
I still get lost and angry at that number.
Sorry, I just dont know how to explain it.
09-25-2006, 11:00 PM #6
I always say it was 344 because I strongly feel that Keith Roma should be counted. He was a member of the FDNY Fire Patrol.Chris Shields
Lieutenant / EMT
East Syracuse Fire Dept
Onondaga County, NY
09-25-2006, 11:16 PM #7
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- Brooklyn, New York
To be exact. It is 341 Firefighters (Father Judge held a Uniformed Rank and Commissioner Feehan included) and 2 FDNY Ems Personnel that makes it the 343 that it is. Should it included Fire Patrolman Roma, some say no...I say yes. But be clear Signal 99..it is not the FDNY Fire Patrol...Fire Patrol is not an FDNY unit. The "list" should also include the several (sorry, I dont know the exact number) retired FDNY firefighters who also lost their lives. Any further deaths due to illnesses attributed to the WTC should (In my opinion) be added to the "list".
Last edited by MattyJ; 09-25-2006 at 11:19 PM.
09-25-2006, 11:21 PM #8
Originally Posted by MattyJ
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- Now in Victoria, BC. I'm from beautiful Jasper Alberta in the heart of the Can. Rockies - will always be an Albertan at heart!
For some time I had Never Forget 343 + 3 in my signature.September 11th - Never Forget
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09-25-2006, 11:26 PM #9
i think the important thing to remember is that the number doesnt matter
what matters is the sacrafices made that day..knowingly and uknowingly
09-25-2006, 11:51 PM #10
Retired Captain James Corrigan
Retired Firefighter William Wren
Retired Firefighter Phillip Hayes
09-26-2006, 09:38 AM #11
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And I think Steeda83 has the "right" of it. Numbers don't really matter, only to remember....
09-26-2006, 01:58 PM #12Originally Posted by MalahatTwo7
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