Move around in the panorama to get a feel for the inside of a typical German pillbox. Note the thick walls, rough concrete and protruding iron reinforcement, showing that it was built with only one purpose, that of protecting the occupants. The shelter is small, dreary and much darker than it appears (the camera's long exposure makes it lighter and picks up details in the walls that were not apparent on the day). The floor is covered in water and muck showing the high water table even in dry times. It would have been very cramped and unpleasant here even without the shelling. The openings are all on the northern side away from the enemy showing that it was used only for shelter from shelling. After the shelling finished the soldiers expected to emerge and fight the enemy outside the shelter.