The Marine can establish a supported or unsupported position from a window.

Unsupported. A Marine can establish an unsupported position back from the opening of the window so that the muzzle does not protrude and interior shadows provide concealment so as not to provide a silhouette to the enemy. See figure 6-4.

Supported. When additional stability is needed, a Marine can establish a supported position by placing the rifle handguards or his forearm in the "V" formed by the side and bottom of the windowsill. A drawback to this technique is that the muzzle of the weapon and the Marine may be exposed to view. See figures 6-5 and 6-6.

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