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If this is your period I'm sure you have a copy.
I wouldn't characterize it as my period, but I've got a copy. It's a good book, I'm sure you'll enjoy it.
When stationed in Germany, I visited the battlefield of Blenheim (Blindheim). Nothing there to remind one except for a small plague on the village church!
Weird title - acc'd the logic behind the "Third Reich"label, the German empire founded during that war was the second Reich, the first having been the Holy Roman Empire.
I've started two books that I'll be reading gradually rather than straight through.
The first book is Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam. I'm reading this book a chapter at a time around other books I read because I find that if you read a letters collection straight through from start to finish, the letters tend to lose their individuality and blend together. These letters are too powerful for me to risk having them drained of their meaning through blurring.
The second book is Washington and His Generals by Joel Tyler Headley. Written in 1875, this book is basically a collection of thumbnail biographies of the generals of the Revolutionary Army and their roles in the war. Again, I find that reading this sort of book straight through makes the different lives and stories tend to run together in my memory. Reading this particular book will be an interesting reading experience for me in that my copy is a first edition. I bought it more than 10 years ago at an antiquarian bookseller in San Francisco. The inscription on the inside blank page reads, "E.F. Test. Omaha, Nebraska. February 28, 1876." At the top of the first page of text, in the same handwriting, is written, "Please handle with care, and do not strain or soil the book." I will do my best, sir! I do love the idea of reading a book about Washington's generals written closer to the actual time of the revolution than to today. Just in general, reading a book actually printed 140 years ago strikes my fancy immensely. That's another reason I won't be reading this straight through: it won't be leaving the house.