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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.

Oct 4, 2019

In this episode, Mick chats with editor, and US Marine Corps Reserve officer, Major Timothy Heck. They discuss his short story "Alphas", the winning entry in the Postmortem of the Marine Corps creative writing competition run by The Krulak Centre. Mick and Tim discuss the themes of loss at a personal, institutional, and...


Jun 22, 2019

In this episode, Mick chats with Dr Kathleen J Mcinnis,  national security expert and fiction author. They discuss her debut novel, The Heart of War, and how fiction and creative practices can assist in understanding national security and policy development.

Kathleen provides an answer to final question that would make...


Jan 31, 2019

In this episode, Mick chats with Steve Leonard author, military strategists, and creator of Doctrine Man. They discuss using satire to encourage reflection, education, and professional development. Steve also provides advice on engaging in professional development online.

Steve provides a new take on an old answer to...


Jun 14, 2018

In this episode, Mick chats with the editors of a new book that explores modern conflict through the lens of Star Wars. They discuss how this book, Strategy Strikes Back, and pop culture can inform wider society about the modern experiences and consequences of war. 

Each editor gives their own answer to the final...


Jun 3, 2018

In this episode, Mick chats with August Cole, author and future conflict theorist. They discuss August's concept of FICINT - Fiction Intelligence and his latest piece, Automated Valor. They also discuss how fiction can help concept development for future fighting forces.

August gives an updated answer to the final...