World History Minute: The Battle of Vienna

World History Minute: The Battle of Vienna
World History Minute: The Battle of Vienna

World History Minute: The Battle of Vienna

This week’s “World History Minute” with historian John Schmidt goes back to 1683 for a pivotal moment in Western history - the Battle of Vienna. Schmidt is author of the book On This Day in Chicago History. (photo: “The Turkish Siege of Vienna” by Tyssil - Own work. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-via Wikimedia Commons )