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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.

Dec 31, 2019

In this episode, Mick chats with the University of New South Wales Research Associate, Miss Nicole Townsend. They discuss Nicole's research on the treatment of 'suspect communities' and 'enemy aliens' in Australia during the Second World War. Nicole highlights the societal dangers of fearing the 'other' during wartime....


Jul 24, 2019

In this episode, Mick chats with Dr Pamela Toler, an author who writes history for a popular audience. They discuss her book, Women Warriors.  Pamela explains how women have been at the frontlines throughout history, highlighting some fascinating examples along the way. 

Pamela her take on the final question.

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Jul 20, 2019

In this episode, Mick chats with Dr Cathal Nolan an Associate Professor of History at Boston University  and author. They discuss his book, The Allure of Battle.  Cathal explains how the popular focus on decisive battle often overlooks how wars are won. 

Cathal provides an elegant answer to 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...


Jan 17, 2019

In this episode, Mick chats with Myke Colean author, and historian. They discuss his first non-fiction book, Legion versus Phalanx: The Epic Struggle for Infantry Supremacy in the Ancient World. Myke highlights six battles where these two opposing formations faced off on the ancient battlefield. 

Myke provides...