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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.

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...


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. 

Kate...


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.

Jonathan provides...


Mar 23, 2018

Mick moderates a debate between accomplished historians Matthew Ford and Kim Wagner. The debate focuses on the role of military historians. Is military history a different discipline from other history? Why are 'ham' historians so popular? Should Military historians engage with policymakers? How does society benefit...


Nov 29, 2017

Mick chats with Sir Lawrence Freedman, Emeritus Professor at War Studies of Kings College London, author, and official military historian. They chat about his latest book, The Future of War: A History. Sir Lawrence discusses how predictions about war's future have followed similar patterns and what they can tell us...