"As already pointed out at Real Clear Politics and Little Green Footballs, the winning design chosen to memorialize the heroes and victims of 9/11's Flight 93 is in the shape of a red crescent that looks -- either accidentally or intentionally -- remarkably like an Islamic crescent. To prove this point, I have taken a high-resolution map of the winning design (a pdf of which can be downloaded at this site (alt-click or option-click to download the pdf file); and a prototypical rendition of the Islamic crescent moon (taken from the Tunisian flag, the original image of which can be found at this site)." Flight 93 Memorial Project "The Flight 93 National Memorial protects the site of the crash of United Airlines Flight 93, which was hijacked in the September 11, 2001 attacks, in Stonycreek Township, Pennsylvania, about 2 miles (3.2 km) north of Shanksville, and 60 miles (97 km) southeast of Pittsburgh. The memorial will be made to honor the heroes of Flight 93, who stopped the terrorists from reaching their target The winning design chosen to memorialize the heroes and victims of 9/11s Flight 93 is in the shape of a red crescent that lookseither accidentally or intentionallyremarkably like an Islamic crescent. ...[A]n azimuthal equidistant world map ... seems to indicate that the crescent is oriented toward Mecca." Flight 93 National Memorial - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Appropriate?