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War on the Waters: The Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865
James M. McPherson
Progress: 70/277 pages
The British and the Vietnam War: Their Way with LBJ
Nicholas Tarling
Martin Luther: His Road to Reformation 1483-1521
Martin Brecht
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Reading progress update: I've read 245 out of 384 pages.

Hannibal - Patrick N Hunt

So it turned out that the bulk of this book is not so much a biography of Hannibal as it is an overview of the Second Punic War. Perhaps that is just the "biography" of Hannibal that the sources can support (and, to be honest, I've needed to read a history of the war for some time now), but it does feel like calling Hunt's book a biography is overselling it.