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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 8, 2016

In the first Episode of The Dead Prussian Podcast Mick introduces himself, the podcast aims, and asks the question "What is War?"


Section One - Introduction to the Host (0:50 min)

The host of The Dead Prussian Podcast, Mick, introduces himself. He discusses his academic and professional background as well as what motivated him to produce this podcast. 

Section Two - The Podcast Aims (1:47 min)

Mick describes the aims of The Dead Prussian Podcast and the way these aims will be achieved. He also outlines some details on the format of future episodes.

Section Three - Explain the Title / Discuss Clausewitz (4:15 min)

Mick discusses the inspiration for the title of the podcast, Carl Von  Clausewitz. He  explains a who Clausewitz was and discusses his work, On War.

Section Four - What is war? (07:35 min)

Mick asks the question "What is War?and presents some the definitions offered by military theorists such as Clausewitz, Sun Tzu, Maurice Davie and Sir John Keegan.