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Coastal Artillery Fort Krasnaya Gorka ("Red Hill")

This fort (1909-1915) played an important role in defending Leningrad and maintaining the Oranienbaum bridgehead during the Siege of Leningrad (1941-1944). The fort's armament:

- 8 x 279.4mm howitzers
- 8 x 254mm guns
- 6 x 152.4mm guns
- 4 x 304.8mm guns in concrete casemates
- 4 x 304.8mm guns in armoured turrets

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