(Not So) Fun Fact: The Battle Where Austria Accidentally Attacked Itself

Fun facts about the Austrian empire

During the Austro-Turkish War, the Battle of Karánsebes was disastrous for the Habsburg troops of the Austrian empire. In the middle of the night (alcohol was said to be involved) fighting broke out and mass paranoia about Turk enemies. In truth, the Ottoman Empire was nowhere on the battlefield and captured the city with ease when they arrived when the Austrians were attacking each other.

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