The Battle of Vienna took place at Kahlenberg Mountain near Vienna on 12 September 1683 after the imperial city had been besieged by the Ottoman Empire for two months.
The battle was fought by the Habsburg Monarchy, the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Holy Roman Empire, under the command of King John III Sobieski against the invading Muslim Ottoman Empire and its vassal and tributary states.
The Winged Hussars of Poland were the cavalry strike force that raced to the relief of Vienna when it was besieged by by a huge Turkish Army in 1683 on 11th-12th September.
Treacherously aided by the French elite, the Ottomans had swept through central Europe. If they took Vienna, the gates would be opened for them to take all disunited Germany. But then, when all seemed lost, the Poles and their allies arrived and saved the day!
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