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Thinking Wisely, Planning Boldly: The Higher Education and Training of Royal Navy Officers, 1919-39
Joseph Moretz
Progress: 141/528 pages
The Pursuit of Power: Europe 1815-1914
Richard J. Evans
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Young Wilhelm: The Kaiser's Early Life, 1859-1888
John C. G. Röhl
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Reading progress update: I've read 493 out of 493 pages.

Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege, 1942-1943 - Antony Beevor

I can see why this book made Beevor's career. It's a very readable, dramatic, and informative account of the battle of Stalingrad. Yet while I may be expecting more from his book than I should, it doesn't quite capture the epic-ness of the battle.