A fire started in a nearby barn, filling the air with smoke and hindering the German's advance.
The German invasion of Denmark was the fighting that followed the German army crossing the Danish border on 9 April 1940 by land, sea and air.
Lasting approximately six hours, the German ground campaign against Denmark was one of the shortest military operations of the Second World War.
The Germans lost two armoured cars and three motorcycles, while the Danes suffered one dead and one wounded.
Another German column reached Hokkerup a few miles east of Lundtoftbjerg at .
About 1.5 km to the north, a bicycle platoon had prepared a defence of a railway bridge.
Fire from the armoured cars and strafing fighter aircraft forced the Danes to retreat, and a third of the men were captured.Believing attack was imminent, the troops were placed on full alert at on 8 April.The Danish border was breached at Sæd, Rens, Padborg and Krusaa at .Spatial Design, Perception and Detail have created an exhibition at Kunstmuseet i Tønder.The exhibition will display students projects from the autumn semester 2014, which address this question.The revision focussed primarily on a modern design (incl.