Armed Forces: Quick Kill

Viet Nam is no place for the traditional American rifleman, who prides himself on long-range sharpshooting and an unerringly steady hand. Though infantrymen do get some chances for this, most firefights occur at ranges of 50 ft. or less, in dense jungle that offers only a fleeting glimpse of the enemy. To hit so elusive a target requires "instinct shooting" of the highest order, and last week the U.S. Army was hard at work honing that instinct in its infantry trainees—using, of all things, Daisy BB guns.

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