Unmistakable: The Thompson
The iconic Thompson Submachine Gun was the main Allied submachine gun in the critical early years of World War II. From Bataan to the Kasserine Pass, and from Normandy to Okinawa, the “Tommy Gun” served American troops well.
Rifleman Q&A: What Is An M1 Carbine 'Rigger' Pouch?
I recently saw reference to a World War II “rigger” magazine pouch for an M1 carbine. What, exactly, does this refer to?
Ruger 10/22 Thompson Submachine Gun Conversion Kit
Turn your Ruger 10/22 into a semi-auto .22 Thompson machinegun clone.
Thompson Submachine Gun: The 'Tommy Gun' Goes To War
After World War I, Thompson became very interested in, if not obsessed with, the concept of a “trench broom,” as he called it, for close-quarters fighting.
The "Tommy's" Thompson
Thompson submachine guns served with British troops during World War II.
Guns of the Battle of Blair Mountain
In 1921, “Marching Miners” squared off against mine owners and the “Logan County Defenders” in the mountains of West Virginia in one of the biggest labor disputes-and battles-to occur on United States soil, and one in which Thompson submachine guns loomed large.
Full Power/Full Auto: The Thompson Goes Metric And the MP5 Goes American
When the FBI adopted the 10 mm Auto in 1989 they naturally sought a shoulder-fired arm that would chamber the same cartridge.
A Look Back at the Thompson Submachine Gun
There is only a limited supply of Thompsons left, and fewer yet that can be fired. Learn the history of this iconic submachine gun.
The Guns Of Huế
The fight that developed in the streets of in 1968 would give the Marine Corps one of its most memorable victories—in a battle style for which the Marines had not been trained. The guns used during the conflict ranged from brand-new M16A1s and M40 sniper rifles to World War II leftovers.
The Guns Of Operation Torch
Deemed a safer option than a direct attack on Nazi-occupied France, Operation Torch—the Allied invasion of French North Africa—was nonetheless a hard-fought, six-month campaign. These are the guns that helped America’s warfighters win victory.