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The Franco-Prussian War: The German Invasion of France, 1870-1871
Michael Eliot Howard
Progress: 224/512 pages
Clashes: Air Combat Over North Vietnam, 1965-1972
Marshall L. Michel III
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The Pursuit of Power: Europe 1815-1914
Richard J. Evans
Progress: 277/928 pages

Reading progress update: I've read 80 out of 304 pages.

Theodore Roosevelt's Ghost: The History and Memory of an American Icon - Michael Patrick Cullinane

So far Cullinane has been focusing on the memorialization of Roosevelt in the decade after his death. It's interesting stuff, but I think he missed an opportunity by not preceding it with the interaction between how TR was remembered after his death with the image Roosevelt constructed of himself during his long public career.