WW1 "drumfire" artillery barrage sound effect

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thegreenfaction : finally, just the asmr I needed

yahoo : Hell? There is no hell that compared to what they saw back then

Carlos Antonio : This is the most horrifying thing I have ever heard.

Carnivore301 : A quote from a German soldier as to what it feels like to be under artillery fire:   "I think I have found a comparison that captures the situation in which I and all the other soldiers who took part in this war so often found ourselves: you must imagine you are securely tied to a post, being menaced by a man swinging a heavy hammer. Now the hammer has been taken back over his head, ready to be swung, now it's cleaving the air towards you, on the point of touching your skull, then it's struck the post, and the splinters are flying - that's what it's like to experience heavy shelling in an exposed position."     -Ernst Junger

Kaiserdotexe : I was listening to this in full volume and I have two things to say first of all thank you for giving me shell shock second R.I.P headset 2016-2016

Don't ask : Insanely repetitive and hellishly loud. No wonder the called ptsd "shell shock" back then. Listening to that for an hour would drive you mad never mind DAYS.

motfcu : "Nobody would want to re-live that, not even as a videogame. The game Verdun is like uplifting slapstick comedy compared to the real thing. I mean, who would want to play a game where you die 50% of the time during the ten hour slog through corpse-mud-soup filled ditches that once were trenches, across a positively hellish landscape under permanent artillery fire, to the "front" (really a vaguely defined massive open-air mass grave whose geography and general appearance can only be described as Mordor); only to die 8 times out of 10 from an artillery shell, without ever seeing an enemy soldier" As a Verdun player, I can tell you it happens sometimes as veterans squads can bring artillery bombardment and barrages. It's not constant but you can clearly have a good glimpse of what it is to be scared of just having bad luck and seeing a shell land next to you, blowing you into pieces while you were waiting for the enemy assault. But yeah as you said, it can't and hopefully never be recreated perfectly.

Hudz_Gaming : How Could Anything Survive That. The Men Who Lived Would Have Been Scared For Life.

Paul Dufresne : imagine kaisersclacht.5 hours,5 milions of shells,10 000 artillery guns.The barrage was eared from london.

nukegp : and theres no modern day movie sowing how brutal the battle of verdun was. or even how brutal somme and the 5 battles of ypes and alot more , even tho theres plenty of books talking about ww1, hollywood likes to push more on how brutal ww2 was, hacksaw ridge was good but if you want real brutality just read a book based on verdun :The Price of Glory, Verdun 1916

Hudz_Gaming : Lest We Forget

Blake Burson : I planned to finish this whole audio, but I started to get sick to my stomach. I'm no pansy, but I listened to Dan Carlin's Hardcore History on this, and knowing that this is what that comparatively sounded like just makes the hair on my neck stand straight up. What a horrific method of warfare.

Cheese McNugget : I only listen to real music

Sultan : Sounds like a particularly nasty...rainstorm (among other things).

PjPjPaul : Currently listening to Dan Carlin's Blueprint for Armageddon. On the part where he is describing the shelling so I looked up videos and sound clips. Completely unsettled. I have no idea how anyone could endure this for days on end and not go completely insane. War is in fact, Hell.

Augustus Autumn : War isn’t hell. War is worse. In war, innocent people die. Young men, who had no right to have their life cut short die. In hell, there are no innocents. Only the guilty are in hell.

Logan Bedenis : This has honestly inspired me to try to create a short game designed specifically around how hellish the First World War was. I suppose if I do end up doing it, it would qualify as a psychological horror game of sorts.

ultrajd : You know as terrifying as this sounds I've actually always been so curious on what it must have been like for those poor men in their trenches. Just the incessant noise. I mean it's no wonder men just simply cracked and became gibbering wrecks. Just the constant din of artillery coming in and such. My respect for the survivors of the first world war just went up over 1000%

ralroost einsnulldrei : In the description you asked who would want to play such a game- I'd be interested (as long as I didn't have to experience a thousand gun arty barrage in real time), the objective would be to survive the environment and conditions, fighting would be an after thought. A game from a totally different perspective. Won't happen, but I'd 'play' it.

James Reidtabo : I didn't expect these like in games and movies but this is hellish sound.

James Manton : Jesus Christ...got to only 3 minutes and started feeling jumpy...no wonder soldiers broke under this

RENZ : Person: so what kind of music you like? Me: it's complicated.

Jer J : the shrieking of the shells as they pierce the air and land, day and night no stopping the terror of the shells, a time when hell truly came to Earth and no man came back untouched by the horror of the Great war.

Kittyfluff 18 : I'm partially deaf in my left ear because of a firework malfunction and listening to this brought a serious pain to my ear canal I could only imagine what this was actually like

FrostmourneFK : This was horrifying to me after listening to Dan Carlin's series on the first world war. That artillery barrage that the germans used before their last major offensive that lasted 4 hours was supposed to have been comprised of as many shells as they would use in the multiple day-long barrages that you mentioned, and I can't even begin to imagine what a terrifying experience it must have been. What purpose is there in being a soldier in such a conflict?


sparky20100 : I have to say that this is a treasure. You've recreated something that probably no-one will ever hear ever again. You have my respect sir! Only thing now is to make some sort of animation of sorts, how did this hell look like? The really sad part is that we don't have much in terms of proper video capture, or really proper testimonies apart from the great stories such as the example you gave by Ernst Junger. WW1 is a part of human history that is not so popular, unfortunately, maybe people do not like to be reminded what we are really capable of...

The Dudest : "No game could capture how hellish that war was" However they did well with WW2(Red Orchestra 2)

Dylan Cunningham : thank you for making and posting this. and thank you for your opening statement on how there is simply nothing that comes close to the sickening carnage that was the western. This video makes the impossible task of bringing that war back to life a little more possible. so again, thank you.

Duglife : It's no wonder so many of the men who fought in the trenches were never the same again. This mixed with all the other hell seems unbearable.

The Sexelent Money : Is there background music in this video

November Thirty : Damn not only do I think of this as a WW1 artillery barrage. But i also imagine this is what it must of sounded like for the Japanese on the Pacific islands in ww2 during the US naval bombardments before landing. Those would go on for days as well.

BigGamer2525 : Man this new Death Grips track has a really intense bass drop.

Giraffe Giraffe : I listened to It 4 weeks ago. 10 times with the volume up all the way with head phones. Next thing you know it I am in the hospital with shell shock . I got out 8 days ago

Pepe Jesus : Thanks

Fred H : "Le Feu" by Henri Barbusse....touches on this type of "event" in great detail by a front line soldier. Also, "The Price of Glory" by Alistair Horne is THE book on Verdun at least in my mind...reading these two books you almost live it.

Greyhawkwar : no brother wars

Cghcf : WW1 was and hopefully will always be the most brutal and terrible war in human history. Incompetent and sadistic commanders, coupled with outdated tactics and modern technology. There will never be such a perfect storm for such a hell on earth again.

Abstract Concrete : White male privilege. When I hear those words, and then imagine Great War, my blood boils.

Snake Plisskin : Toughest generation of men the world's seen, unreal.

Leon : Hell is nothing compared to the crimson fields of WW1

Kafko : I honestly can't stop laughing considering that this is basically just static, along with one sound being repeated.

Melon Lord : RIP Headpho..........oh...........*puts hands down solemnly*

Onyx1916 : This clip lasts five minutes. A real drumfire barrage could go on for hours. days, sometimes. Just think about that. Imagine being that guy in the shell hole while this is going on all around you...

Onyx1916 : Holy shit...

Onyx1916 : You still think Hell is a cave filled with fire and ridiculous-looking "demons"?

Ching LegitRDX : How it feels to chew 5 gum.

CannonFodder : tbh i think id just get annoyed after days of this assumimg this is exactly what it sounded like

Eren's Lost Arm : This is the most horrifying thing I'd ever heard... Repeat this shit for 4 hours and you just about start to go insane...

Tummywubs : I am a little confused on if this is real sound or if it is not, what is the sound effect?