Sabotage against Henning Petersen’s workshop building 30-09-1943

Outline of the factory and the surrounding buildings. The letters ”A”, ”B” and ”C” show possible entrance places. While the numbered angles show from where the police has taken the pictures.

Close up of the sabotaged workshop buildings. The letters ”A”, ”B” and ”C” show possible entrance ways. The red cross marks the holes in the fencing through where the saboteurs also may have gained access.

Section of Rødovre city map. The fire site’s location is marked by a red cross.

IV. The company viewed from gate ”A”. The letters ”A”, ”B” and ”C” show the possible entrance possibilities.

VI. Close up of the burned part of the flooring in the eating shed.

V. The company viewed from Islevbrovej. ”A” and ”B” show the gates, through where the saboteurs obtained access.


The company that supplied bunk beds etc. to the Wehrmacht, had been subjected to sabotage four times previously. The saboteurs started the fire around 8.30 pm. No remains or traces of firebombs or other material were found, but some broken bottles that could have contained flammable liquid were.



Islevbrovej 4


3 Københavns Amt Søndre Birk


KF5-939 til KF5-947*