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Peter Viereck's first published work was actually his doctoral dissertation Metapolitics: From the Romantics to Hitler, which came out in 1941. In this book, he explores his conservative political beliefs, most of which stem from his father's support of Nazism. While it may be considered "dry" by readers not interested in history or political thought, Metapolitics is actually an interesting look at what Viereck calls the theory of "revolt against revolt."

Edith Hamilton's Mythology is a classic retelling of the stories of Greek and Roman mythology. Originally published in 1942, it has gone through numerous reprints and is readily available in both libraries and bookstores. The book is divided into sections on the gods and early heroes, love and adventure stories, heroes before and during the Trojan War, and lesser myths.

Published in 1977, Guy Sajer's The Forgotten Soldier is an autobiographical account of a young German's experience...

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