Gammelskov batteri
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An inverse Dannevirke

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In 1916-18, the German military built a barrier across the Jutland peninsula called Defence Position North. They aimed to forestall a British invasion from the north. The barrier worked in connection with the Zeppelin base in Tønder. Prisoners of war built up to 900…

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Gammelskov batteri

Gammelskov batteri

Resterne af det 250 meter lange batteri, der havde 2 skibskanoner

År: 2009 PHOTO:Flemming S

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Blowing up lines of defence

Defence Position North was not the first line of defence across Jutland. Near the emplacement…

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