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The Dead Prussian Podcast

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

Jun 22, 2017

Mick chats with Karl James a senior historian at the Australian War Memorial and editor of Kokoda: Beyond the Legend. They chat about the legend and the reality of Kokoda as well as its significance to Australia.

Karl offers a historian's answer to the final question. 

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Jun 8, 2017

Mick chats with Jack McCain an instructor at the U.S. Naval Academy and author of Angola, Clausewitz, and the American Way of War. They chat about the lessons that can be applied to contemporary conflict from this often overlooked war.

Jack offers a unique answer to the final question. 

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May 25, 2017

Mick chats with Sebastian Junger, award-winning journalist and Oscar-nominated documentarian. They chat about his book, Tribe, which talks about the bonds made in war.

Sebastian offers his answer to the final question and it is quite a cracker. 

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May 11, 2017

Mick chats with Ulrike Franke, a researcher specialising in the effects of the use of drones on the militaries that employ them. Mick and Ulrike cover everything from traffic jams to the swarms of the future.


Ulrike is our first living Prussian to offer an answer to the final question. 

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Apr 27, 2017

Mick chats with Tom McDermott about ethics and war in the modern era. Tom is a military ethicist and serving officer in the Australian Army. His Occasional Paper, Soldiers, Squadrons, and Ethicists, discusses some issues on ethics and strategy as well as possible ways to overcome them.


Tom offers his second answer to...