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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.

Sep 21, 2017

Mick chats with Pauline Shanks Kaurin an associate professor of Philosophy at the Pacific Lutheran University. They chat Pauline's use of Thucydides' Peloponnesian War to explore the experiences of war on society, morality, and ethical decision-making.  Pauline also explains how educators can use their...


Sep 7, 2017

Mick chats with Michael C. Horowitz an associate professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania. They chat about his award winning book, The Diffusion of Military Power. Michael also explains the impacts of new military technology on global relations.

Michael offers an interesting answer to the...


Aug 24, 2017

Mick chats with Thomas Richardson, a historian at the Australian War Memorial. They chat about his new book, Destroy and Build: Pacification in Phuoc Thuy, 1966–1972. Thomas also discusses population centric counter-insurgency and the way it was employed during the Vietnam War by the Australian forces.

Thomas offers...


Aug 10, 2017

Mick chats with Brian Laslie, a historian for the North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command. They chat about his new book, Architect of Airpower: General Laurence S. Kuter and the Birth of the US Air Force. Brian also discusses airpower and the development of the modern US Airforce.


Jul 27, 2017

Mick chats with David Morgan-Owen, a lecturer in defence studies at Kings College London. They chat about his new book, The Fear of Invasion. David discusses the British strategy and planning motivators from 1880 up till the out break of the First World War in 1914.

David offers a very concise answer to the...