KREPOST SVEABORG 

LAND AND SEA FORTRESS OF HELSINKI
DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR

 

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FORTRESS IN BRIEF

HISTORY AND PRESENT

Reasons to fortify Helsinki
Land front defense lines
Sea front islands
Construction workers
Troops and fights
Krepost Sveaborg today

FORTIFICATIONS

Land front fortifications

The land front base
Temporary field fortifications
Trenches
Firing and observation positions
Obstacles
Shelters
Tunnel-type stores and shelters
Batteries
Traffic and accommodation

Sea front fortifications

Coastal fortresses
Batteries in inner line
Batteries in outer line
Fire command posts
Search lights and power stations
Magazines and railways

TABLES

Gunnery of sea front batteries
Characteristics of the guns

  MAPS

The land front of Krepost Sveaborg
The sea front of Krepost Sveaborg

Coastal fortresses in the northern Baltic and Gulf of Finland

Fortifications in Finland during the first world war

 

INFO

Table of contents
Location
Bibliography

Authors

Contacts

 

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2002