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 Map and Overview
      
Map.
      
Fortification overview

Historic      
      The
Defence of Copenhagen
      
The Persons behind
      
The  Mobilisation 1914
     
Attack against Denmark

     
The Northern Defence Line
      
The Forts
     
The Batteries
     
The Flooding
      
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 Position
      
Modern Warfare
      
The Aerial 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
 
   
                 
 


   
































 

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
 

        Position for "Fahrpanzer"
 
  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