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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.

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 our 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. 

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Jan 2, 2019

In this episode, Mick chats with Dr Kate Ariotti, a war historian and lecturer at the University of Newcastle. They discuss her book, Captive Anzacs: Australian POWs of the Ottomans during the First World War. Kate highlights the experiences of the prisoners and their captivity's effect on Australian society. 


Apr 18, 2018

In this episode, Mick chats with Jonathan Boff, a senior lecturer in History and War Studies at the University of Birmingham. They discuss the topic of Jonathan's latest book, Haigh's Enemy. Jonathan talks about Germany's war on the Western Front and the German military leader Crown Prince Rupprecht.

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