The Tommy Gun 'In Country:' The Thompson SMG In Vietnam
Shortly after President Kennedy increased military aid to South Vietnam, crates of Thompsons were on their way to Southeast Asia, providing yet another chance for the Tommy gun to serve.
Thompson Submachine Gun
So, when was the Thompson submachine gun first fired in combat? Was it during the June 1921 West Virginia “coal wars” or perhaps even earlier?
Colt Thompson Submachine Gun: Serial Numbers & Histories
Every gun collector has a pet passion, a particular niche where he or she feels most at home. Gordon Herigstad’s passion was the Colt Thompson submachine gun, however, unlike most collectors, Herigstad did the community of collectors a big favor—he wrote down everything he knew about Thompsons and published it.
The G.I. Thompson In World War II
Although the U.S. Army was slow to adopt the iconic gun, the Marines had been using them since the 1920s, and the Thompson became an important tool in defending freedom.
Chicago Typewriter Thompson Tribute gun
The Chicago Typewriter Thompson Tribute gun is issued exclusively by America Remembers and chronicles the fascinating era of the gangsters and lawmen of the 1920s and '30s.
Review: Umarex M1A1 Thompson
Continuing its line of realistic CO2-powered replicas, Umarex has a new addition to the Legends line: the M1A1 submachine gun based on the famous Thompson design.
Video: M1A1 Thompson Submachine Gun
Watch this "I Have This Old Gun" segment from a recent episode of American Rifleman TV, as editors examine the iconic Thompson M1A1 Submachine Gun.
Operation Market Garden: The Battle Begins
Watch this segment of American Rifleman Television to learn more about the Allied troops who partook in Operation Market Garden and the firearms they used.