Prøvesten 1.

The new coast defences


Prøvesten is a sea fort in Copenhagen's Coast Defences. The fort was built in 1859-1863 on a man-made island off the Sound Coast of Amager. The fort's specific task was to protect the approach to the port of Copenhagen through the narrow channel of…

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Copenhagen bombed to pieces

Copenhagen has come under bombardment twice in its history – in 1700 and 1807. In 1700, an allied…

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