13 (b) The prone position can be assumed behind a tree, a wall, a log, or almost any
14 type of cover. It is flexible and allows shooting from all sides and from cover of
15 varying sizes.
16 (c) The body must be adjusted to conform to the cover. For example, if the cover
17 is narrow, keep the legs together. The body should be in line with the rifle and
18 directly behind the rifle (see figure 6-23). This presents a smaller target to the
19 enemy and provides more body mass to absorb recoil.
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