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Thompson submachine gun

[′täm·sən ¦səb·mə′shēn ‚gən]
(ordnance)
Caliber-.45, air-cooled automatic weapon that can be carried and operated by one person.
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22 caliber target revolver, and ducked back behind cover before Nelson's return fire from a Thompson submachine gun could reach him: the tiny bullet had stopped on Nelson's bullet-proof vest.
For their contributions in the preparation of this article, I'd like to thank Trade Hill, Thompson submachine gun expert and author; retired DPD Detective J.
5 million Thompson submachine guns were manufactured, starting with the original 15,000 produced at Colt's to the final 4,091 made in February of 1944.
unloaded) (unloaded): Magazine: 32-round detachable box Sights: Front: Blade Rear: Aperture fixed for 100 yards Rate of fire: 550 rpm Bayonet: None THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN Ml928 Caliber: .
Thompson submachine guns of all models have an avid, even perhaps a cult following.
Caption: The British supplied Free Polish forces in North Africa and Italy with numbers of M1928A1 Thompson submachine guns.
One of the men was armed with a Thompson submachine gun.
While the Thompson submachine gun was first produced in 1921, until the late 1930s only limited numbers had been obtained by the Navy, USMC and Coast Guard.
The same M1 and M1A1 terms were put on Thompson submachine guns.
Compared to over 4 million M1 Garands, 6-1/4 million M1 Carbines and 1-1/2 million Thompson submachine guns made during the war years, BAR production was relatively small.
Thompson Submachine Guns Produced by Numrich Arms Model Comments Production 1927A1 Deluxe and Standard models, 29,140 16-inch finned and non-finned barrels, protected or unprotected rear sight, permanent butt stock, vertical foregrip, AOC prefix serial number.