The Fortifications of Copenhagen
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
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
faster than constructing the positions.
Redoubts (= skanse) and other works, probably only earth
embankments blocked with barbed wire:
Karlslundeværk (Hill 32)
Kridthusværket (med Kridthus
960 emergency rooms were plann,
which number later were reduced to 640.
in 1919 only 160 were actually
built. In the beginning the Emergency
originally given numbers, but later given names.
Emergency room 39
and 40 becomes Firhøje
West Room and Firhøje
Veddelev Mølle Dækningsgrav
Rolighed Dækningsgrav (not the Rolighed
other coastal forts and batteries were constructed at the island of Zeeland, but
in a distance of 50 to 75 kilometres of
The Lynæs Fort to the North at Hundested and
Masnedø Fort to the south at Vordingborg