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      The Defence of Copenhagen
      The Persons behind the Fortification
      The  Mobilisation 1914
      German Attack ??
     
The Northern Defence Line
      The Forts
     
The Batteries
      The Floodings
      The Positions

The Naval and Coastal Forts
      The 1. Defence Line
      The 2. Defence Line
      The 3. Defence Line

The Western Defence Line
     The Principles
     The Profile
     The Caponiere
     The Batteries
     The Storing Facilities
 

The Tune Stronghold
      
A New Kind of War
      
The Air War

      
The Position
      
The Mosede Fort
      
The Foxholes
      
The Galleries
      
The Trenches     
      
The Artillery
      
The Air Defence    
      
The Camps and Barracks
      
Other Facilities
      
Map
      
After WW I
      
The Present Remains
 
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The Fortifications of Copenhagen
The Batteries on the Northern Front

In order to support the forts, 7 batteries were established in the area behind them. The remains of several of them can still be observed.
 

 

 

The Tinghoej Battery

The Buddinge Battery

The Vangede Battery

The Gentofte Battery

The Bernstorff Battery

The Ordrup Krat Battery

The Christiansholm Battery 

 


  The Vangede Battery
 
The Fortifications of Copenhagen. The Vangede Battery
               The remains 2009
 
The Fortifications of Copenhagen. Gun position of the Vangede Battery
                  Gun position

 
The Fortifications of Copenhagen. Gun position of the Vangede Battery
                        

 

        The Buddinge Battery
 

                     Storage

 
  The Fortifications of Copenhagen. Command post in the Buddinge Battery
               The command post
 
 
                   Gun position

 
The Fortifications of Copenhagen. The Tinghoej Battery
          The Tinghoej Battery
 
The Fortifications of Copenhagen. Observation tower in the Tinghoej Battery
              Observers position
 
     The Fortifications of Copenhagen. Ammunition storage in the Tinghoej Battery
           The ammunition storage
 
  The Fortifications of Copenhagen. Decorations in the Tinghoej Battery
               
 
The Fortifications of Copenhagen. The Western Ordrup Krat Battery
   The Vestre Ordrup Krat Battery
 

                    Gun position
 
  The Fortifications of Copenhagen. The Eastern Ordrup Krat Battery
   The Eastern Ordrup Krat Battery
 
 
                       
 
The Gentofte and Bernstorff Batteries.
The assignment was to defend parts of the Southern flooding, the terrain west of here and the crossings. There were large traverses at each end of the battery and one for every two guns. In between there were small traverses to cover against shrapnels. Each battery with positions for 4 guns
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Københavns Befæstning, Gentofte Batteri 1920
       The
Gentofte Battery 1920
   Københavns Befæstning, Bernstorff Batteri 1920
         The Bernstorff Battery 1920

       

    The Christiansholms Battery
 
    The Fortifications of Copenhagen. The Christianholms Battery

            
     The Fortifications of Copenhagen. The Christianholms Battery