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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.

Mar 23, 2020

In this episode, Mick chats with historians Prof Keir Reeves and Dr Carolyn Holbrook about their book, The Great War: Aftermath and Commemoration. They discuss the aftermath of The Great War in Australia and how commemoration has changed over the last century.

Keir and Carolyn provide two eloquent answers to the final...


Mar 7, 2020

In this episode, Mick chats with award-winning journalist and Army veteran, Dr Sharon Mascall-Dare. They discuss StoryRight, a not-for-profit program that assists veterans transitioning to civilian employment. Sharon talks about how her experience in Iraq led to the development of StoryRight

Sharon provides a second...


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...