A Final Word
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Firing stops; pieces not already there are brought to the position of
load, the cut-off turned down if firing from magazine, the cartridge is
drawn or the empty shell is ejected, the trigger is pulled, sights are
laid down, and the piece is brought to the order.
Cease firing is used for long pauses to prepare for changes of
position or to steady the men.