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Sat, 2017-Oct-21 01:31 UTC
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Welcome to popular Wiki of the Day where we read the summary of a popular Wikipedia page every day.
With 154,878 views on Friday, 20 October 2017 our article of the day is Rick Rescorla.
Cyril Richard 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 implemented evacuation procedures credited with saving many lives. He died during the attacks of September 11, 2001, while leading evacuees from the South Tower.
This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 01:31 UTC on Saturday, 21 October 2017.
For the full current version of the article, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_Rescorla.
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