Guido Hulsmann received the following:
I must congratulate you on the fine writings and historical revelations in your book on Mises-Last Knight of Liberalism.
My grandfather had fought under his command in the Austro-Hungarian army in WWI. The losing side has relatively few historical texts written in English. So yours is very eloquent and provides a basis for me to retrace not only the battles but the circumstances under which my grand father fought those battles.
My grand father as was the tradition made trips to Florida during the 50′s to reunite with what was left of the regiment. He spoke occasionally of his New York U friend but it did not dawn on me the significance of this association until much later when I studied economics.
I drifted into a pursuit of economics quite innocently and often marveled how a peasant such as my father could have such a grasp of economic issues lacking any formal training. Hence I know much better now and understand the link of economic thought and the deep influence Mises had on the psyche of my family.
It is a fabulous book you have written on the most influential economist in my thoughts and thinking. I thank you for such a fine work and will put alongside my other books written by Mises.