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Defence of Copenhagen
      
The Persons behind
      
The  Mobilisation 1914
     
German Attack ??

     
The Northern Defence Line
      
The Forts
     
The Batteries
      The Flooding
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      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
     T
he Caponiere
    
The Batteries
    
The Storing Facilities
 

The Tune Position
       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
      
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After WW I
      
The Present Remains

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The Fortifications of Copenhagen
The Floodings.

 

A Part of the northern defence plan, were some major floodings north of Copenhagen.

From the Furesø Lake water was led through the fortress-channel to the Northern and Southern Floodings. Furthermore it was planned to enlarge a moor area (Kagsmosen) All this was done with a complex system of dams  and channels.

To explain the size and complexity of the flooding, 22,5 million cubic feet of water would be led to the southern flooding and 10,5 million cubic feet to the northern. 
  

 

                                    

 

            
   
Dam (Batardeau) under construction