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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.

Aug 13, 2020

In this episode, Mick chats with Boston University's Dr David Carballo, an archaeologist and author. They discuss David's research on Meso-America and his recently published book, Collision of Worlds: A Deep History of the Fall of Aztec Mexico and the Forging of New Spain. David explores the conquest of the Aztec empire...


May 4, 2020

In this episode, Mick chats with the University of New South Wales's Associate Professor Catherine Bond about her book, Law in War. They discuss how laws introduced during the Great War in Australia shaped society.

Kate provides a contemporary response to the final question.

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Mar 23, 2020

In this episode, Mick chats with historians Prof Keir Reeves and Dr Carolyn Holbrook about their book, The Great War: Aftermath and Commemoration. They discuss the aftermath of The Great War in Australia and how commemoration has changed over the last century.

Keir and Carolyn provide two eloquent answers to the final...


Feb 23, 2020

In this episode, Mick chats with Harvard's Professor Serhii Plokhii, historian and author. They discuss Serhii's latest book, Forgotten Bastards of the Eastern Front: An Untold Story of World War II. Serhii provides a description of the impact, and collapse, of the Grand Alliance during the Second World War.

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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....