The Author
Maps and Overview
Fortification overview

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

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
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
After WW I
       The Present Remains



                                                          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.