The 8-Year Long Worst Traffic Jam in History

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  • Published on Oct 7, 2019
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    The story of the Yellow Fleet, a convoy of 15 ships that became trapped in the Suez Canal for 8 entire years because of war.
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  • End3R147
    End3R147 Minute ago

    Where did they get supplies from, plus the money to get those supplies?

  • jeff wei
    jeff wei Hour ago

    That ad transition tho

  • james G
    james G Hour ago

    notice the German boats were the only ones operational after 8 years lol

  • Unxpectd-
    Unxpectd- Hour ago

    1:22 you mean burglar

  • Voltaic Fire
    Voltaic Fire 2 hours ago

    Imagine having to sail anywhere near Somalia today, you're gonna have a bad time.

  • Ralph111417
    Ralph111417 2 hours ago

    So that's why my loon pants never arrived.

  • Xhallenger SonofSpaghetti

    “How was your commute, Ted?”
    “Fuck you, Frank.”

  • Antigolfboy424
    Antigolfboy424 3 hours ago

    This is why I fucking hate muslims, why do you have to ruin literally everything for everyone else?

  • 3of11
    3of11 3 hours ago

    Would have been a lot more funny if the Israeli missle hit the German ship.

  • lclapass 10
    lclapass 10 4 hours ago

    can we just delete africa?

  • Itami 625
    Itami 625 5 hours ago

    Basically... it's not a traffic jam xD

  • Wathy Imsong
    Wathy Imsong 5 hours ago

    Are you sure it's a traffic jam???

  • HimouraTheBatosai
    HimouraTheBatosai 5 hours ago

    your overlay/background music is way too loud! it makes it really difficult to listen and understand what you are saying

  • TheLdoubleE
    TheLdoubleE 5 hours ago

    Fine youtube. There. I watched it. Now leave me browse in peace.

  • maxhd21
    maxhd21 6 hours ago

    Ah yes, German engineering at its finest XD

  • Ben Bloomsky
    Ben Bloomsky 6 hours ago

    Interesting history lesson; terrible choice of music. Leave the soundtrack drama to Star Wars.

  • Tobias Karl
    Tobias Karl 6 hours ago +1

    German Quality: even 8 years later with sand, bombs and mines german ships will bring you your packages safely :)

  • Derek Fertig
    Derek Fertig 7 hours ago

    Honestly this wasn't even a "traffic jam"...

  • dazein13783
    dazein13783 7 hours ago

    Waiting 8 years for the canal to open.
    One day: the canal has opened we will all go home.
    Stray Rocket falls on my ship, sinks

  • Alistar
    Alistar 7 hours ago +1

    Ofc afther 8 years German ships were only one to work 😂

  • Ganesh Singh
    Ganesh Singh 7 hours ago

    Ofcourse, only german ships survived !

  • Ahmad salman -Play
    Ahmad salman -Play 7 hours ago

    Israel is not a fucking legitimate state, it’s just an occupation. Israel is the hitler-equivalent country. They are doing exactly what hitler did to the Jews in WW2

  • Cool Pad
    Cool Pad 8 hours ago +1

    Steven Spielberg should make a movie on this.

  • A.J. Bensinger
    A.J. Bensinger 8 hours ago +1

    RIP American ship...

  • Himanshu Singh
    Himanshu Singh 8 hours ago

    This could have escalated to a full blown world war. Just imagine one side intentionally sabotaging the ships and declaring the other did it. The wrath of the developed world. Isn't 1960s the era of cold war ? So I guess distrust must have been at it's height.

  • Cziczaki
    Cziczaki 8 hours ago

    We can blame Israel for that traffic jam.

  • M Lau
    M Lau 8 hours ago +1

    At least they’re still on Earth. Imagine being stuck in an unknown region of the galaxy for over 8 years, that would be like the USS Voyager in Star Trek.

  • Léandre
    Léandre 8 hours ago

    This is fake news! Do you really belive someone sunk a US ship and the US didn't invade them??? You sure are dumb :jk: and /s

  • DerpEye
    DerpEye 8 hours ago

    So, according to the video, the Egyptians were massive pieces of shit: arabs arent capable of winning a single war against a smaller opponent: German equipment is the best.

  • being briyan
    being briyan 9 hours ago

    Who wants movie

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    Stray Israeli rocket. Right, let's ask the U.S.S. Liberty all about those 'accidental' Israeli attacks.

  • Iamathiest butiamgood
    Iamathiest butiamgood 9 hours ago

    did they blow horn?

  • Peter Pan
    Peter Pan 10 hours ago

    Good video very interesting 👍

  • ericsbuds
    ericsbuds 10 hours ago

    unbelievable. I had no idea anything like this ever happened.

  • 111mmgg
    111mmgg 11 hours ago

    Saddam Housein was a damn Hero!

  • Beowulf Macbethson
    Beowulf Macbethson 11 hours ago

    Philippines: Pathetic.

  • Jkcp
    Jkcp 11 hours ago

    When you're a courier and just casually passing through a war between countries...

  • pquic
    pquic 14 hours ago

    oh great another fuckup by the jews and arabs

  • oty boi
    oty boi 15 hours ago +1

    Boi have you ever been in L.A. traffic

  • Kami Kuru
    Kami Kuru 15 hours ago +1

    Fuk isreal

  • Yousuf Masood
    Yousuf Masood 16 hours ago

    What's with the over hype background music tho

  • Rupayan
    Rupayan 16 hours ago

    German engineers took courses from Skillshare hence the result.... lmao

  • Donald Kasper
    Donald Kasper 16 hours ago

    I bet the ship with cargo containers of bananas, oranges, and potatoes was pissed. The French ship full of wine and cheese later realized upon returning that all the wine and cheese was missing.

  • Cyborg ZRS
    Cyborg ZRS 16 hours ago

    This does however ignore the initial point, that the Egyptian government stole the suez canal, sorry "nationalised" it from the British and French

  • chello70
    chello70 16 hours ago

    The Stupidity of human beings, never ever ceases to shock me !!!

  • huyked
    huyked 18 hours ago

    Humans can reflect utter greatness, or utter stupidity.

  • saikrishna. katari
    saikrishna. katari 18 hours ago

    U r wrong with Sudan and Italy
    They would just travel through Nile river
    Simple

  • Bob Marly
    Bob Marly 19 hours ago

    Someone should make a movie about this.

  • Zulrasham Rahmat
    Zulrasham Rahmat 19 hours ago

    last time i check, my grandads parcel still in Suez canal, i think Egypt forgot to pick that up

  • 3dstudiomike
    3dstudiomike 20 hours ago

    WHY THE BACKGROUND MUSIC?? WHYYYYYYY???

  • IMAGINE MY FREEDOMS third templers

    Definitely all zionist nazi israels doing once again taking each of there orders from the british round table nazi [pilgrim society] of rich parasites.

  • Haiqal Latiffi Budak Akaun

    hahha i don't there is country named israel

  • Deep Ender
    Deep Ender 21 hour ago

    What the hell is going on with the music in this video?

  • Jeff
    Jeff 22 hours ago

    An aptly named lake.

  • Arunodoy Sarmah
    Arunodoy Sarmah 23 hours ago

    Its not a traffic jam..its just people stranded in a situation..

  • Coley Durham
    Coley Durham 23 hours ago

    if i was israel I'd keep sinai. their recognition means nothing to me. especially since their own people executed the egyptian leader who did it

  • Coley Durham
    Coley Durham 23 hours ago

    egypt was so petty. "if i can't have it nobody can!"

  • jonathon holtzclaw
    jonathon holtzclaw 23 hours ago

    I’m surprised that the entirety of Europe didn’t immediately rush in and force an end considering the economic toll it took to not have access to the canal

  • infamous_
    infamous_ 23 hours ago

    *Calls boss
    “Yeah i think I might be a little late”

  • Ahmad Febri Ramadiyana

    What israel? It was, and it is Palestine.