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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 2, 2017

In this episode Mick chats with Major General John S Harrel (Ret'd), author of The Nisibis War. They discuss the Roman defence of the east in late antiquity and the war with Persia that lasted 25 years!

John provides a lawyer's response to the final question. 

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Dec 8, 2016

In this episode Mick chats with MAJGEN Roland De Vries (retd), a former South African Army officer who fought in the Angolan Border wars and has written on his experiences and the tactics of mobile warfare in Eye of the Firestorm. They also discuss the implications of peace negotiations at the tactical level and rapid...


Nov 24, 2016

In this episode Mick chats with Dr Nicholas Clements, an author, history teacher and adjunct researcher at the University of Tasmania. They discuss the Black War in Tasmania during the 1820s and 1830s. Nick explains the causes and course of the war as well as providing some insight into how the war effected...


Oct 13, 2016

In this episode Mick chats with Dr Vanda Wilcox, a lecturer at John Cabot University in Rome and the author of 'Morale and the Italian Army during the First World War'. They discuss the concept of morale and how it can effect a military force during war. Vanda also provides Mick with examples from the Italian Army...


Sep 18, 2016

In this episode Mick chats with Aaron Pegram, a historian at the Australian War Memorial. They discuss Australian soldiers who became prisoners of war on the Western Front in the First World War. 


Aaron also provides a long, yet eloquent, response to the final...