The Fortress: An epic battle of World War I

Alexander Watson describes the dramatic 1914 battle for the fortress city of Przemysl, which pitted a multi-ethnic Habsburg force against the might of the Russian

A Russian battery at the siege of the Austrian-Hungarian fortress of Przemysl, 1 Oct 1914. (Photo by Hulton Archive-Getty Images)

Professor Alexander Watson describes the dramatic battle for the fortress city of Przemysl, which pitted a multi-ethnic Habsburg force against the might of the Russian army in the early months of World War I.

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