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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.

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...


Jul 13, 2017

Mick chats with Azar Gat, a professor at Tel Aviv University. They chat about his new book, The Causes of War & the Spread of Peace. Azar also talks about the reasons for going to war throughout human history.

Azar offers a new take on an old definition for the answer to the final question. 

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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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