As mentioned yesterday, it was either September 11th or  12th that commemorates the Battle of Vienna, the great victory in 1683 of the Christians armies, led by Polish general Jan Sobieski, against the Ottoman Turks, determined to conquer the Austrian city, the gateway to the rest of Europe. Against overwhelming odds (more than 2 to 1), the vastly outnumbered Polish, along with forces from Saxony, Franconia, Swabia, Baden and Bavaria, crushed the Muslims under Kara Mustapha Pasha, sending them fleeing for their lives, breaking the power of the Ottoman empire for good, an empire which had ravaged Christianity and her

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