Just kidding! "Best of" lists are dumb. This is better.
August 7, 2011 | "On the seventh day of December, 1941, it struck the eleventh hour. Every hour after that has been, will be, zero hour. Forty eight united states of a free and sovereign America are at war." This excerpt from "Conquer by the Clock" tells the story of how one negligent factory girl's cigarette break is a matter of life and death for a soldier on the front. For color photographs of the home front, see Alan Taylor's World War II restrospective. More