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Historic      
     
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
      
Map
      
After WW I
       The Present Remains

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                                                          The Fortifications of Copenhagen
                                                                   The Tune Position
  
 The Trenches

In frornt of the Tune Position were the several trenches. The were digged by the enlisted men, and inspired of the experiences of WWI.
It was an enormous work.
In 1916 Colonel Nyholm mentions 4200 small trench rooms.

 

                                                  
Pioneers and infantry in the trench
 
 
                                       
  Trench at Tune


 

In front og the trences there were fields of barbed wire, 10 og 14 metres wide. There was ordered 148.000 poles,  4.400.000 metres of barbed wire and 1.950.000 nails.
 
                                               
        
   Barbed wire from the western Front.

The Flanking Spositions:
At the end of each trench, flanking positions were made.Wooden constructions, cocered with earth and front of concrete.  The was a room for the crew, and a room for two machineguns in the front. There was a floodligt outside the bunker. Some of the flanking positions were supposed to receive crew and guns from bunker that were destroyed. Totally there were 37 flanking positions, of which 8 were prepared for recieving crew from destroyed bunkers.