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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.

May 11, 2019

In this episode, Mick chats with Professor David Whetham, professor Ethics and the Military profession at Kings College London. They discuss his co-edited book, Military Virtues, and why virtue ethics is important for military leaders.

David provides a very succinct take on the final question.

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May 8, 2019

In this episode, Mick chats with Dr Charles Edel, a Senior Fellow at the United States Studies Centre and author. They discuss his co-authored book, The Lessons of Tragedy, and how we can learn from wars' tragic past.

Charles provides a new take on the final question.

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Apr 28, 2019

In this episode, Mick chats with Ian Brown a United States Marine Corps pilot and author. They discuss Ian's book, A New Conception of War, and how Colonel John Boyd influence the understanding of manoeuvre warfare.

Ian provides a new take on the final question.

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Apr 21, 2019

In this episode, Mick chats with Dr Jonathan Fennell, a senior lecturer at King's College London and the Director of the Sir Michael Howard Centre for the History of War. They discuss Jonathan's book,  Fighting the People's War, and how the British Empire mobilised to fight in the Second World War.

Jonathan provides a...


Apr 13, 2019

In this episode, Mick chats with Bryce Abraham, a sessional academic and PhD candidate at the University of Newcastle. They discuss Bryce's research on Australian valour awards and constructions of masculinity and heroism. 

Bryce provides a succinct answer to the final question.

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