Siege of Vienna - Tunnel War - Extra History - #2

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  • Published on:  Saturday, April 13, 2019
  • The siege presses on from its initial active resistance phase to the long, routine drudgery of survival on the inside and elaborate defense building on the outside: earthworks and revelins designed by Georg Rimpler. Meanwhile, the Ottomans prepared to attack via gunpowder prepared inside mining tunnels. Join us on Patreon! (--More below)Check out all our shows at http://becauselearningmatters.comGrab your Extra Credits gear at the store! for new episodes every Saturday! for participating in this week's discussion! We want you to be aware of our community posting guidelines so that we can have high-quality conversations: community subtitles to Extra History: to us on Twitter (@ExtraCreditz): us on Facebook: us play games and have fun on♪ Get the intro music here! *Music by Demetori:♪ Outro music: "A Distant Enemy"By: Tiffany Román


  • Extra Credits  2 months ago

    Winter was coming—that’s what had doomed Suleiman when he’d tried to take Vienna back in 1529. The bitter cold. The Grand Vizier swore history would not repeat itself. Because soon, his mining tunnels would be ready.Get early access to episodes at

  • Mr Devus  2 months ago

    You should cosider turning these into podcasts

  • Angela Disco  2 months ago

    ya don't say

  • JohnnyElRed  2 months ago

    So... basically a typical battle of World War 1, two and a half centuries before it started.

  • Joel Sasmad  2 months ago

    No, a good game of bomberman.

  • Morz44  2 months ago

    @Timothy McLean They did - Day of the Siege (2012) - Italian & Polish production.

  • Marc477  2 months ago

    6:30 "The man who had done the most to defend Vienna, would receive, none of the credits". Well he just received extra credits.

  • Enclaved Fallout  8 days ago

    It's spelled Georg Rimpler, it's also in the description of the video

  • Melcore  1 months ago

    ​@the platter man Georg Rimpler

  • Jack of Brass  2 months ago

    Trees speak VietnameseSnow speaks FinnishThe ground speaks Turkish

  • Saqib Yasin  8 days ago

    Bushes speak Russian

  • cristopher wong  2 months ago

    911 speak wingy bois

  • Josh Margolis  2 months ago

    ExtraCredit: Then in September, the unthinkable happenedSabaton fans: THEN THE WINGED HUSSARS ARRIVEDExtracredit: The Ottomans breached and slaughtered Vienna

  • Plot twist!

  • Dylan Chouinard  2 months ago

    So the Cathedral needed to be rushed to the hospital for organ failure? 👉🏼😎👉🏼

  • Suppertimepuss2  9 days ago


  • Ba-dum tiss!

  • Gordon Kirkland  2 months ago

    The banners at 8:37 had me anticipating something very different coming through.

  • Cruz Gomes  2 months ago


  • Afsha Karbelkar  2 months ago

    @Jack TheHomosapian winged hussars

  • Kebabini Kebabsøn  2 months ago

    I love how Turks and Austrians in comments just chilling and talking like "ahh you guys fight good, thanks bro you guys defend well..." while everyone around them screams "THEN THE WINGED HUSSARS ARIVED"

  • derp  1 months ago


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  • RedOblivion  2 months ago

    Oh so THAT'S where Games Workshop got inspiration for the Siege of Vraks from!And the Death Korps of Krieg, but one thing at a time, no?


  • Saul González  2 months ago

    Yeeep... Vienna... Vraks... It's GW who we are talking about, remember? Their most original idea is the meltagun. Period. But it's still awesome. For the Emperor!

  • Dams  2 months ago

    8:35 I thought those were the Polish Hussars.

  • Alek Janowski  2 months ago

    @M4K3R That I know, but I mean the banners being shown up-side down, but I can be wrong, I'm well versed in 19-21 st century warfare, and weaponry :P

  • M4K3R  2 months ago

    @Alek Janowski no at that time poland just had their eagle on a red background as their flag