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Fortification overview

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

     
The Northern Defence Line
      
The Forts
     
The Batteries
      The Flooding
s
      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
      
Map
      
After WW I
       The Present Remains

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                                                          The Fortifications of Copenhagen
                                                                   The Tune Position
 
 
Other facilities.

Flank positions on the beach.
They had a little different task than the flanking positions at the trenches. They were supposed to cover the barbed wire closures on the beach below Mosede Fort and its batteries
 
                                                         
                             Flanking position at the beach.
 

Machine gun Positions

In recognition of the good observation options from the aeroplanes, the idea of fixed posts in the form of caves and galleries was given up.
Instead machine gun nests were designed in the terrain, where they cast space only for shelter for the crew. When an attack began, the crew could run out to their small hidden posts in the terrain. None of these small positions were build before peace broke out. It shows, however, that the development of the weapons and tactics went faster than constructing the positions.

Redoubts (= skanse) and other works, probably only earth embankments blocked with barbed wire:
 

    Risø skanse
  Kildemose skanse
  Vindinge dobbeltskanse
  Karlslundeværk (Hill 32)
  Korporalsværket
  Kridthusværket (med Kridthus Vest galleri)
  Svanedamsværket
  Klintegårdsværket

 
 Emergency rooms
:
 
 960 emergency rooms were plann, which number later were reduced to 640. in 1919 only 160 were actually built. In the beginning the Emergency
 
rooms were originally given numbers, but later given names.

 Example:
 Emergency room 39 and 40 becomes Firhøje West Room and Firhøje East Room.


 

 Coverage Positions:

  Veddelev Mølle Dækningsgrav
  Højskole Dækningsgrav
  Rolighed Dækningsgrav (not the Rolighed Emergency room)
  Roskildevej Dækningsgrav


 Some other coastal forts and batteries were constructed at the island of Zeeland, but in a distance of 50 to 75 kilometres of
 Copenhagen.

 The Lynæs Fort to the North at Hundested  and
 the Masnedø Fort to the south at Vordingborg