Dybbøl skanserne / fortifications, 1864
This drone flight shows the fortifications of Dybbøl, april 1864, just a few days before the final defeit. The mill at Dybbøl, one iconic monument of the war, is on fire, and the soldiers are exhausted...
The piece is made for Historiecenter Dybbøl Banke
Albatros D.III WW 1
Hedeby / Haithabu were the largest and most important city of Denmark in the Viking age. It was situated in the Southernmost part of Jutland, which today is in Germany. The city was situated close to many of that periods most important transportation systems. That gave Hedeby a central role in European trade, and there was a vivid exchange of both goods and culture. Christianity and paganism lived side by side in this city, to which merchants traveled to from near and far to trade a.o. fur, pottery and slaves.
A piece made for museum Borgcentret at Vordingborg, Denmark.
Around 1160 the bisp Absalon at Roskilde took over the city and provided it with a castle. Copenhagen got it's status of Market town in 1254, and was in nearly 250 years owned by the af bisp-residence in Roskilde. At the early 1400, where Øresund had become a major transportation route, the city was taken over by King Erik of Pommern. The king then chose Copenhagen as his permanent residence in his struggle to win domination in the Baltic sea.
Counterattack of the 8. Brigade, Dybøl 1864
The Danish reserve of appr. 6.000 men have not been alarmed at the beginning of the attack. Time is 10.30 am, and now is the order given to initiate a counterattack with the Danish 8. Brigade of appr. 3000 men. Left flank of the Dybbøl-position, with the withdrawn line is the target. General du Plat has doubts whether the attack is to be executed, but the scattered, onrushing prussian units are swept aside, and the attack appears to succeed. For a while, that is...
Piece for the documentary Slagtebænk Dybbøl
The Castle of Copenhagen, 1650
The Castle of Copenhagen was a Kings castle, from appr. 1370 to 1731 situated at Slotsholmen in Copenhagen, at the spot where Christiansborg lies today. The Castle of Copenhagen was build on the same spot as the castle of bisp Absalons castle, after it had been demolished by the Hanse-federation in 1369, as a result of a peace treaty.
The Castle of Copenhagen came in possesion of the King in 1417, under Erik of Pommern. From mid 1400s, the castle were the main residence of the danish kings, and and the center of the danish government. The castle was expanded and remodeled several times. It was demolished in 1731 and replaced by the Christiansborg Castle, which today is the residence of the Danish Parliament.
Tower in Korsør
The fortified tower in Korsør, probably build sometime in the 1200's ...