Battle of Copenhagen, (15 August–7 September 1807), an engagement in the Napoleonic Wars. Fearful that Napoleon’s defeat of Russia and Prussia might lead to French control of Baltic fleets, Britain acted ruthlessly to neutralize the substantial Danish navy allied with Napoleon. The Danish fleet surrendered to Britain after Copenhagen was bombarded.
casualties2=5,000 soldiers, militia and civilians Smith, D. p.254] The Second Battle of Copenhagen, (16 August - 5 September 1807) was a British preemptive attack on Copenhagen, targeting the civilian population in order to seize the Danish fleet.
The Second Battle of Copenhagen (or the Bombardment of Copenhagen) (16 August – 5 September 1807) was from a British point of view a preemptive attack on Copenhagen, targeting the civilian population in order to yet again seize the Dano-Norwegian fleet. On 26 October 1807, Tsar Alexander formally declared war on the United Kingdom after the British attack on Copenhagen in September 1807 ...
THE TWO BATTLES OF COPENHAGEN 1801 & 1807 A very special tour celebrating Gareth Glover's latest book "The Two Battles of Copenhagen 1801 and 1807: Britain and Denmark in the Napoleonic Wars" Copenhagen faced two major battles against the British in 1801 & 1807, as Denmark played out a key role in the French Revolutionary & Napoleonic Wars.
"The Second Battle of Copenhagen, (16 August - 5 September 1807) was a British preemptive attack on Copenhagen, targeting the civilian population in order to seize the Danish fleet." It is funny to read this in the article,written probably by british.
Battle of Copenhagen may refer to: Battle of Copenhagen (1289), between Eric VI of Denmark and Eric II of Norway Bombardment of Copenhagen (1428), by ships from six Northern German Hanseatic towns Battle of Copenhagen (1801), a naval battle between a British fleet and the Dano-Norwegian Navy
After fruitless negotiations, Nelson, on board HMS Elephant, led twelve ships of the line on an attack on the Danish ships and land batteries near Copenhagen on 2 April. The plan was bold because the British were moving into shallow waters without proper charts; …
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