Archiv der Kategorie: Festung Krakau

Wachhaus/ guard-house „Warschauer Straße”

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At the beginning of the 20th century, the Cracows‘ ring of fortificatons was supplemented by permanent long-range artillery batteries (German: „Fernkampfbatterie”). Battery 1/Węgrzce was to fire in the direction of the hills between Bosutow and Bolen and combatting potential enemy … Weiterlesen

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Batterie – battery 3/Tonie

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Battery 3/Tonie was one of ten fixed batteries constructed in the IV and V defense areas as long-range batteries with infantry annexes on both flanks. It is located near the main fort „Tonie”, on the edge of the Sudoł creek … Weiterlesen

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Noyauzwischenwerk 10 Pradnik Bialy

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Fort „Prądnik Biały“ was built in 1907-08, as part of the expansion of the so-called new noyau in the fortress of Cracow. The construction of the fort was  supervised by Captain Carl Konarski from the Geniedirektion Krakau. Untill recently, the … Weiterlesen

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Die Festungstore in Krakau / fortress gates of Cracow

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By 1900 Cracow became the most densely populated city of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The construction activities in the city almost ended as they were limited by the 1860-1866 fortifications, and by construction regulations (Bauverbot). Thus negotiations by the municipality, concerning the … Weiterlesen

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Gürtelhauptwerk Wróblowice

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Till 1904 named Gürtelhauptwerk 51 ½ „Wróblowice Ost“, it was a detached fort of the outer fortress ring, situated on Vistula’s right bank in the southern area of defense district [Verteidigungsbezirk] number VII b “Piaski Wielkie”. Classified as main fort, served … Weiterlesen

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Gürtelzwischenwerk „Winnica“

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Winnica (before July 1904 –  GZW „53a Winnica”) was a detached fort of the outer fortress ring, situated on Vistula’s right bank in the south-western area of defence, called number VIII “Kobierzyn”. It was classifyed as intermediary fort for close defence. … Weiterlesen

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