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

  • Published on Apr 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
    Extra Credits  2 months ago +592

    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.
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    • Mr Devus
      Mr Devus Month ago

      You should cosider turning these into podcasts

    • Angela Disco
      Angela Disco 2 months ago

      ya don't say

    • Angela Disco
      Angela Disco 2 months ago

      exuse me can you look at the tet offensive during the vietnam war please that would be great and if you don't i'll eat you

    • Andrew Shepherd
      Andrew Shepherd 2 months ago

      Please start the next episode with Sabaton calling out: "THEN THE WINGED HUSSARS ARRIVED"

    • Human Being
      Human Being 2 months ago

      Hey EC, what are your thought on the Norte Dame fire. Personally I’m extremely saddened because 800 years of art, religion, history, architecture, literary work are all gone in an instant.

  • Enclaved Fallout
    Enclaved Fallout 3 days ago

    Georg Rimpler was the best, he played a huge part in the defense of Vienna, you could even say he saved Vienna.

  • T.
    T. 5 days ago

    I wonder if GW ever took some inspiration from the Siege of Vienna to make the siege of Vraks... :)

  • Brady Menting
    Brady Menting 8 days ago

    2:22 "BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE!"

  • ¿sᴉɥʇ pɐǝɹ noʎ uɐƆ ?

    at 2:59 why is the map upside down and why is the compass wrong? north is actually about where east is or maybé more like north-east

  • Charlotta R
    Charlotta R 11 days ago

    In 1945 and 1946 a lot of people ate Dach-Hase too.....

  • 5Andysalive
    5Andysalive 14 days ago

    There was a Charles of Lorraine who got handed his backside by Frederick the great at Leuthen almost a century later. Was that the son?

  • Danforth Paleontologist
    Danforth Paleontologist 15 days ago +1

    So... they brought people who harmed themselves more than the enemy... I mean... you can hold a sword without cutting yourself as long as the blade isn’t moved.

  • Joseph Nowicki
    Joseph Nowicki 20 days ago

    Rimplur: Mr. vienna, I don't feel so good

  • Niles Butler
    Niles Butler 23 days ago

    Re: roof rabbits
    Didnt know that was invented the? You sure?
    I just know that cats and rabbits carcasses - skinned ans sans paws/head - are nearly impossible to tell apart.
    Very similar bodybuild.
    Veterenaries in germany and italy still have to learn that, a relic of the war times when a lot of butchers used to sell cats as rabbit.

  • R34P3R 1231
    R34P3R 1231 24 days ago +1

    So I'm not crazy for building wall islands in Stronghold crusader 2.

  • Da_Mighty _Monarch
    Da_Mighty _Monarch 26 days ago

    2:56, so um West is North and East is South eh?

  • Xan VVK
    Xan VVK Month ago

    1:00 Traps aren't only in anime they're in HISTORY!!!

  • Gaming With Jakanddyl

    I dont like the snakes language at the end >:(

  • Veselka
    Veselka Month ago

    They were brave guys

  • MemeMachine123
    MemeMachine123 Month ago +1

    Then the winged hussars arrived
    Coming down the mountain side
    Coming down they turned the tide

  • ElzariusUnity
    ElzariusUnity Month ago

    So this is what happens I can't make a siege roll for 3 fucking YEARS!!!!

  • Dorkfish
    Dorkfish Month ago +1

    as a part-polish, I love this battle for the wrong reasons

  • Stormy1z1 Family
    Stormy1z1 Family Month ago

    Roof rabbits?!? oh dear god!

  • Manek Rudolph
    Manek Rudolph Month ago

    The balls to hold vienna against 140000 with merely 10000 for weeks at a time

  • Eevee the Flareon
    Eevee the Flareon Month ago

    Oml its the boom room

    MARVELDABOSS Month ago

    YOOO George R was actually animatedd

  • kirknay
    kirknay Month ago


  • Michael Jiroho
    Michael Jiroho Month ago

    In 300 everyone praises Sparta. In this battle everyone praises Poland and Prussia. But aren't the viennese men the guys who discouraged the enormous enemy forces with outdated defenses? Their emperor flees and they fight so fucking brave. Just so everyone can celebrate "Rohan". I mean they had cannons. The wall wasn't build for that. It's insane that they didn't loose or gave up. Fuck the hussars. Good job Vienna

  • JohnnyDaPrankstaGangsta

    This is a really neat battle. Very innovative and unique.

  • Norris Jinglewilly
    Norris Jinglewilly Month ago

    The muslims never stopped

  • Janno Heckl
    Janno Heckl Month ago

    This is really interesting because I am from Vienna and never heard the Story with so much detail

  • TheBlobik
    TheBlobik Month ago

    8:73 ain't those Polish banners, not Ottoman ones...?

  • Petar Raštegorac
    Petar Raštegorac Month ago

    so this is ww1 and invasion of russia

  • YT
    YT Month ago

    The original Minecraft

  • Damir Franc
    Damir Franc Month ago

    We called them "lağımcılar".

  • Niall9kings
    Niall9kings Month ago

    Guy at the back = me when school ends and none of the teachers gave us homework

  • johnnythehoomanbeing 111


  • De leukespeler NL
    De leukespeler NL Month ago +2

    7:02 Oh F***

  • Allan Henriques
    Allan Henriques Month ago

    holy shit, imagine being a miner back then, tunneling under the ottomans hearing the screams and bombs go off above as the ground shook. Suddenly you strike the earth, and the ground opens, you hear hollering in a foreign language, and a turk runs at you swinging a pickaxe. He misses and you swing at his head, it splatters his brains all over the floor and he writhes and growls. You want to turn back and run, but you know the only way out now is forward through the turkish tunnel, your unit won't let you leave till you kill every other tunneler, and collapse the Turkish tunnel.

  • Bad Beard Bill
    Bad Beard Bill Month ago

    Is this what dig dug is based on?
    Honestly this is hardcore. Tunnel warfare

  • Pat Rick
    Pat Rick Month ago +1

    Do you think you could run an old-school channel where you upload in the edited voice? I focus on different words in different styles and I at least would greatly appreciate it. My girlfriend and I rewatch all of your videos constantly!

  • Jtrato Gietzsche
    Jtrato Gietzsche Month ago

    "As the days are passing by and as the dead are piling high
    No escape and no salvation
    Trenches to explosive halls are buried deep beneath the walls
    Plant the charges there and watch the city fear
    It’s a desperate race against the mine
    And a race against time"

  • cristopher wong
    cristopher wong Month ago

    Spoiler alert:
    911 came the Wingy Bois

  • S̶o̶v̶i̶e̶t̶ ̶U̶n̶i̶o̶n̶ Russian Federation

    Hey thats my Birthday! July 25...

  • Coolbule 123
    Coolbule 123 Month ago

    BOMBERMAN 1683! 4:20

  • kingkong381
    kingkong381 Month ago

    Trenches to explosive halls
    Are buried deep beneath the walls
    Plant the charges there and watch the city fear

  • Hellenic Daemon
    Hellenic Daemon Month ago

    This Rimbler fellow sounds like Rogal Dorn.

  • The Liberal globalist
    The Liberal globalist Month ago +1

    Grün ist unser Fallschirm,
    froh das junge Herz,
    stählern unsere Waffen,
    sind aus deutschem Erz.
    |: Drum Kameraden, hört die Parole
    und prägt sie in das junge Herz hinein.
    Fertig zum Sprung,
    Signal gegeben,
    das Leben will gewonnen sein. :|
    Gehen wir dann in Stellung,
    geht es endlich los,
    rufen wir "Hurra, hurra zum Gegenstoß".
    |: Drum Kameraden... :|
    Ist die Schlacht zu Ende,
    ist der Krieg dann aus,
    ziehen deutsche Fallschirmjäger
    siegreich nach Haus'.

  • Sordatos
    Sordatos Month ago

    I would kinda liked a reference to Ramsey Bolton in the scene when they hung the flesh over the walls

  • Mighty Cousintube
    Mighty Cousintube Month ago


  • Meme King
    Meme King Month ago +1

    In this war, is yeet or be yeeted

    DIP BHUIYA Month ago

    Still now no episode 03.

  • the game project
    the game project Month ago +1

    "boom room" all rooms with explosives or anything that could explode shall now be called a boom room

  • Ryan Jones
    Ryan Jones Month ago

    Me waiting patiently for episode 3 •_•

  • Hristo Petrov
    Hristo Petrov Month ago


  • The NBN
    The NBN Month ago

    10:06 When -the- will the Winged Hussars arrive, for fucks sake.

  • Savage Takis
    Savage Takis Month ago

    Sabaton:Winged Hussars

  • Kaleb Woods
    Kaleb Woods Month ago


  • the platter man
    the platter man Month ago

    How do you spell the engineers bame

  • DeMeNtEd SoLdIeR
    DeMeNtEd SoLdIeR Month ago

    *When the winged hussars arrived*
    *A cry for help in time of need, await* *relief from holy league*
    *60 days of siege, outnumbered and weak*
    *Sent a message to the sky, wounded soldiers left to die*
    *Will they hold the wall or will the city fall*
    *They're outnumbered 15 to one*
    *And the battle's begun*
    *Then the winged hussars arrived*
    *Coming down the mountainside*
    *Then the winged hussars arrived*
    *Coming down they turned the tide*
    *As the days are passing by and as the* *dead are piling high*
    *No escape and no salvation*
    *Trenches to explosive halls are buried* *deep beneath the walls*
    *Plant the charges there and watch the city fear*
    *It's a desperate race against the mine*
    *And a race against time*
    *Then the winged hussars arrived*
    *Coming down the mountainside*
    *Then the winged hussars arrived*
    *Coming down they turned the tide*
    *Cannonballs are coming down from* *the sky*
    *Janissaries are you ready to die?*
    *We will seek our vengeance eye for an* *eye*
    *You'll be stopped upon the steps of* *our gate*
    *On this field you're only facing our* *hate*
    *But back home the sultan's sealing* *your fate*
    *We remember*
    *In September*
    *That's the night Vienna was freed*
    *We made the enemy bleed!*
    *Storm clouds, fire and steel*
    *Death from above make their enemy* *kneel*

  • The Freemankiller
    The Freemankiller Month ago

    Stop the constat showing of the narrator and cat pls they are 2 cringy 4 me

  • TheCraftingstars123

    10:13 whos the baby in the bottom left corner?

  • JLtlevithan
    JLtlevithan Month ago

    I can’t wait for the next episode of the Siege Of Vraks

  • G0pn1k Lif3
    G0pn1k Lif3 Month ago

    Their situation was always bad as The commonwealth and HRE signed a treaty so any attack resistance or peace hussar cavalry would come to vienna either way.

  • Tankman
    Tankman Month ago


  • Paul Mutzel
    Paul Mutzel Month ago

    roof rabbits are called that way because a skinned cat looks similar to a skinned rabbit

  • Eric Biggerstaff
    Eric Biggerstaff Month ago

    Blows up earthwork not a big deal but Destroys the organ

    Shits about to buy the fan

  • Singh Anmol preet
    Singh Anmol preet Month ago +1

    So thats why the polish winged hussars are so famous... they basically saved the Austrians... so brave, so talented! Although I am an admirer of ottoman military might, I am an even bigger admirer of bravery. Good on you, poles!

  • Anthony N Velasco
    Anthony N Velasco Month ago

    can you make one about benito juarez he was a big part of mexican history

  • Battleship2005
    Battleship2005 Month ago

    Do an extra history on the u.s. civil war

  • Thomas Wilson
    Thomas Wilson Month ago

    10:07 the ultimate foreshadowing...

  • Trever101
    Trever101 Month ago

    nnice heckin ssssnek

  • Gregory Walter
    Gregory Walter Month ago

    Where's Shovel Knight when you need him.

  • XxRY4NxX2025
    XxRY4NxX2025 Month ago +1

    I love all the episodes, they’re always so good, hope you guys make episodes about Operation Market Garden sometime in the future!

  • Tula134077
    Tula134077 Month ago +1

    why you all gotta hate on bulbasaur

  • Day R
    Day R Month ago

    Get ready for winged hussar memes next episode

  • Felipe Arriagada
    Felipe Arriagada Month ago

    Then the whinged hussars arrived

  • Flamethrower Bf and Cod

    The untold truth about world war 1

  • Jena Forbes
    Jena Forbes Month ago

    Do Gallipoli

  • noob noob
    noob noob Month ago +3

    I dont know why all say, "only 15k austrian against 100k ottomans wow !" you guys dont realize that defending is much easier than besiege. As the defenders you have big walls and you dont have to run into open fire from guns and cannons and you dont have to climb walls walk over spikes and palisades ....

  • Jack TheHomosapian
    Jack TheHomosapian Month ago +2


    DANK LORDMCNUT Month ago

    Sabaton Bois ?

  • Georg Leitl
    Georg Leitl Month ago

    I dearly hope you get some music rights for the next episode.

  • Julia Kim
    Julia Kim Month ago +1

    My brother wants me to watch. I hated History until I found THIS!! 🤴🏻 😎

  • God Save Victor Emmanuele III

    Turks and Austrians: Man, your side was brilliant, mate

    Poles: winged hussars when

  • Ozzy J.
    Ozzy J. Month ago +1

    #3 anyone?

  • pablononescobar
    pablononescobar Month ago

    8:36 something's wrong with those banners, it's Extra History, it has to be ;)

  • WalkerB995
    WalkerB995 Month ago

    3:26 that’s called a “murder stroke” and it can be done without cutting the users own hands if done correctly

  • słowiańskie Braterstwo

    Ok i think i know what will come at the next episode...... The winged hussars will arrive

  • Luna_Himalya -1
    Luna_Himalya -1 Month ago

    I hear from the horizons... the winged Hussar of Poland

  • dian dimitrov
    dian dimitrov Month ago

    Is there going to be one day an extra histori episodes about the first or the second Bulgarian kingdom

  • Yolo360SwaggerM8 :3
    Yolo360SwaggerM8 :3 Month ago +6

    Next Episode of Siege of Vienna

  • gray martin
    gray martin Month ago

    I'd like to see an episode on Yasuke, the only recorded black samurai.

  • Jena Forbes
    Jena Forbes Month ago

    Where dis at

  • Jena Forbes
    Jena Forbes Month ago

    Do the original animations

  • Jena Forbes
    Jena Forbes Month ago

    Keep it up!

  • Rinoa Super-Genius
    Rinoa Super-Genius Month ago

    if you guys dont upload part 3 soon.... i might have to open a history book myself!

  • I am a 750 ti
    I am a 750 ti Month ago

    Then the winged hussars arrived

  • Wredna Zołza
    Wredna Zołza Month ago +3

    *Sabaton intensifies* i'm still waiting for WHEN THE WINGED HUSSARS ARRIVED

  • MB Mark
    MB Mark Month ago

    Man if you don't start singing Winged Hussars from Sabaton when they arrived ,I will unsubscribe 🤣😂

  • Aniket Pandey
    Aniket Pandey Month ago

    Is there some trouble with your recording instrument ?? This second video of the series is also have stuttering issues.

  • István Sipos
    István Sipos Month ago

    a new, high budget movie is needed

  • Midrovar
    Midrovar Month ago


  • Seth Witte
    Seth Witte Month ago

    Could you guys please do an episode for notes dame?