1915: The Siege of Przemyśl ends

The Siege of Przemyśl ends.
The Siege of Przemyśl ends.

1915: The Siege of Przemyśl was the longest siege of the First World War, and a crushing defeat for Austria-Hungary against the Russian attackers.

Przemyśl was a fortress town on the River San and a Galician stronghold.

The investment of Przemyśl began on September 16, 1914, and was briefly suspended on October 11 due to an Austro-Hungarian offensive.

The siege resumed again on November 9 and the Austro-Hungarian garrison surrendered on March 22, 1915, after holding out for a total of 133 days.

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