Spontaneous Order

You're gonna think this isn't worth 12 minutes of your time, and I don't know what your time is worth, so I can't guarantee it is. But it probably is.
The Great Boatlift of 9/11 became the largest sea evacuation in history. Larger than the evacuation of Dunkirk in World War II, where 339,000 British and French soldiers were rescued over the course of nine days. On 9/11, nearly five hundred thousand civilians were rescued from Manhattan by boat. It took less than nine hours.