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Sören Östergaard, Denmark

Sören Östergaard

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Special interests:
  – The forts and fortresses  of the period prior to World War I.
  – The first and second Danish-Prussian war in 1848 and 1864.
  –  The Danish Coastal forts during the Cold  War.


For over 30 years I have been working with the recent Danish military history om amateur basis.
Specially the period 1848 to 1920 and this periods significance for Denmark.

I have made numerous lectures about the fortifications of Copenhagen and delivered several articles and photos to both Danish and Scandinavian magazines

Feel free to send me a mail if  you have any questions or comments:

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In my opinion, nobody can should claim copyright on national history.
According to this, all Pictures of this site may be used freely, when referred to or link to this site.
It is more important to me that the story is told, than who is telling it.