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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.

Nov 15, 2017

Mick chats with Adam Montgomery, an author and military historian. They chat about Adam's book on the Canadian military's experience of psychological trauma from the First World War in Afghanistan, The Invisible Injured. Adam also discusses how perceptions of masculinity can affect the treatment of those suffering...


Nov 10, 2017

This short episode is a book review of Thank You for Your Service by David Finkel. The book follows the lives of wounded, injured and ill Iraq war veterans and their families struggling to survive the after-war.

Mick reviews the book and gives it a rating on our new 'Carls' scale. 

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Nov 1, 2017

Mick chats with Bryan Doerries, a translator and director of ancient Greek plays. They chat about Bryan's project, the Theater of War, that performs the plays of Sophocles to help modern audiences deal with the trauma and loss of war. Bryan discusses the project's success with military audiences and the unique insights...


Oct 23, 2017

Mick chats with Hugh Riminton, an Australian journalist and news anchor. They chat about Hugh's autobiography, Minefields, and his experiences reporting from conflict zones as a foreign correspondent. Mick also asks about the current state of mainstream media and the role it has to play in the future of war reporting....


Oct 5, 2017

Mick chats with Tristan Moss, an official history researcher at the Australian War Memorial. They chat Tristan's book, Guarding the Periphery: The Australian Army in Papua New Guinea 1951 - 1975.  Tristan also explains the use of colonial occupation forces in indigenous capacity building.


Tristan provides a...