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The Author  
   
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 artillery at the Tune Position

 

        



 
 
       
     The commander of the Tune
Position Artillery Colonel
H. Parkov

To shell an attacking enemy there were established a number of batteries. Not in forts or other fixed posts, but hidden in the ground and behind slopes and hills.
 
          
 75 mm battery in the field.
 Pay attention to the officer on the latter
                              
                                75 mm. steel gun in field carriage


         15 cm. steel haubits M/1917
 


 

 

Batteries from the North to the South:

The Gjækkjær Batteries 1, 2 og 3 (1  75 mm rapid firing steel gun each)
The Veddelev Battery (4 pcs.  9 cm. steel guns)
The Yding Battery (1  75 mm rapid firing steel gun)
The Østre Maglemose Battery
The Vestre Maglemose Battery
The Mastehøj Battery (4 pcs.15 cm short iron guns)
The Maglehøj Battery (4 pcs.15 cm short iron guns)
The Provste Battery (4 pcs. 9 cm steel guns)
The Northern Roskildevej Battery (4 pcs. 9 cm steel guns)
The Southern Roskildevej Battery (4 pcs. 9 cm steel guns)
The Oxebjerg Battery (4 pcs. 12 cm. iron guns)
The Lillevang Battery (4 pcs. 9 cm steel guns)
The Western Vindinge Battery (4 pcs.15 cm short iron gun)
The Eastern Vindinge Battery (4 pcs. 12 cm. iron guns)
The Kvistbjerg Battery (4 pcs.15 cm short iron gun)
The Tidsel Battery (4 pcs. 9 cm steel guns)
The Northern Tune Battery (4 pcs. 9 cm steel guns)
The Southern Tune Battery  (4 pcs. 12 cm. iron guns)
The Firhøj Battery (4 pcs. 9 cm steel guns)
The Strandgaard Battery (4 pcs. 9 cm steel guns)
The Northern Haubits Battery (3 pcs. 120mm. rapid firing haubits)
The Southern Haubits Battery (3 pcs 120mm. rapid firing haubits)
The Karlslunde Battery  (4 pcs. 12 cm. iron guns)
 

Coastal Batteries, Mosede:

Northern Beach Battery (2 pcs.of 75 mm. rapid firing steel canon)
Southern Beach Battery (2 pcs.of 75 mm. rapid firing steel canon)
Hundige battery  (2 pcs. of 75 mm. rapid firing steel canon)

 

 

In 1917 a unit of infantry, during an exercise, successfully attacked the four coastal batteries and threw hand grenades into Mosede
Fort´s caponiere. (The force was assuming landed south of Mosede)
More barbed wire were established, and to ensure against future landings, Hundige battery (2 pcs. 75 mm. ripid firing steel guns were constructed)


To support the coastal batteries,  4 pcs. 90 cm. floodlights were mounted.