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.
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  • Extra Credits  (Apr 11, 2019)

    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  (4 days ago)

    You should cosider turning these into podcasts

  • Angela Disco  (6 days ago)

    ya don't say

  • JohnnyElRed  (Apr 12, 2019)

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

  • Joel Sasmad  (1 day ago)

    No, a good game of bomberman.

  • Morz44  (1 day ago)

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

  • Marc477  (Apr 13, 2019)

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

  • the platter man  (2 days ago)

    How do you spell his name?

  • Jack of Brass  (Apr 13, 2019)

    Trees speak VietnameseSnow speaks FinnishThe ground speaks Turkish

  • cristopher wong  (20 hours ago)

    911 speak wingy bois

  • Random _  (21 hours ago)

    The hills are speaking Japanese

  • Kebabini Kebabsøn  (Apr 13, 2019)

    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"

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  • Gordon Kirkland  (Apr 13, 2019)

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

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  • Afsha Karbelkar  (2 days ago)

    +Jack TheHomosapian winged hussars

  • Dylan Chouinard  (Apr 13, 2019)

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

  • Eliad654  (1 day ago)

    wow xD

  • Ryan Jones  (1 day ago)

    D A M N Y O U

  • Josh Margolis  (Apr 13, 2019)

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

  • Dams  (Apr 13, 2019)

    8:35 I thought those were the Polish Hussars.

  • Alek Janowski  (2 days 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 days ago)

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

  • RedOblivion  (Apr 13, 2019)

    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  (Apr 13, 2019)

    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!

  • George kikionis  (Apr 13, 2019)

    Thats so True