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War Stories

The Longest Successful Siege In History

Would you sign up for a decades long siege?

Siege of Candia (Public domain)

17th century Europe saw rise to one of the greatest rivalries of the Late Medieval period. A bitter conflict between the rising Ottoman Empire and the faltering Venetian mercantile republic blossomed during this period as the two vied for control of the waters of the eastern Mediterranean. They fought numerous wars and…

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