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The Dead Prussian Podcast aims to explore War and Warfare through discussion and analysis of military theory, historical events, contemporary conflicts, and expert interviews.

Feb 23, 2020

In this episode, Mick chats with Harvard's Professor Serhii Plokhii, historian and author. They discuss Serhii's latest book, Forgotten Bastards of the Eastern Front: An Untold Story of World War II. Serhii provides a description of the impact, and collapse, of the Grand Alliance during the Second World War.

Serhii...


Dec 31, 2019

In this episode, Mick chats with the University of New South Wales Research Associate, Miss Nicole Townsend. They discuss Nicole's research on the treatment of 'suspect communities' and 'enemy aliens' in Australia during the Second World War. Nicole highlights the societal dangers of fearing the 'other' during wartime....


Oct 27, 2019

In this episode, Mick chats with former army officer, academic and author, Dr Patrick Bury. They discuss his book, Mission Improbable: The Transformation of the British Army Reserve. Patrick discusses the role of the army reserve, political influence in its transformation, and the capability it provides the British...


Oct 4, 2019

In this episode, Mick chats with editor, and US Marine Corps Reserve officer, Major Timothy Heck. They discuss his short story "Alphas", the winning entry in the Postmortem of the Marine Corps creative writing competition run by The Krulak Centre. Mick and Tim discuss the themes of loss at a personal, institutional, and...


Sep 22, 2019

In this episode, Mick chats with scholar and army officer, Lieutenant Colonel Brendan Gallagher. They discuss his recent book, The Day After: Why America wins the war but loses the Peace. Brendan highlights how the political objectives of war must remain the focus for achieving success.

Brendan provides a Commanding...