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The Dead Prussian Podcast

The Dead Prussian Podcast aims to explore War and Warfare through discussion and analysis of military theory, historical events, contemporary conflicts, and expert interviews.

Mar 16, 2017

In this episode Mick chats with Dr Matthew Ford, a lecturer in International Relations at the University of Sussex and the author of Weapon of Choice. They discuss the development of small arms and it's influence on war.

Matthew provides a succinct and complex response to the final question. 

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Feb 9, 2017

This short episode is a book review of The Human Face of War by Professor Jim Storr The book provides an in-depth analysis of warfare and those who conduct it.

Mick reviews the book and gives it a rating on our new 'Carls'...


Nov 10, 2016

In this episode Mick chats with Dr. Antulio J. Echevarria, II, editor of the U.S. Army War College Quarterly, Parameters. They discuss the theory of the nature of war, it's changeable character and enduring elements. Antulio uses the weather as a useful metaphor to explain #BigCarl's theory while Mick...


Sep 29, 2016

In this episode Mick chats with Dr Peter Dean, a lecturer at the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre at the Australian National University. They discuss an Australian officer from the Second World War, Lieutenant General Francis Horton Berryman. They discuss Berryman's career and his role in Operation Postern, the...


Aug 30, 2016

In this episode Mick chats with Dr Sharon Mascall-Dare, an award winning journalist, army officer and academic. They took time out of producing the Australian Army Training & Doctrine podcast to discuss the myths and untold stories of the Anzac legend. 


Sharon also provides her view on what war...