Gallery: Guns of Operation Market Garden

In September 1944, American and British airborne troops jumped into Nazi-occupied Holland in a desperate gamble to end the Second World War by Christmas.

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.

The "Tommy's" Thompson

Thompson submachine guns served with British troops during World War II.

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 quarter fighting.

Ruger 10/22 Thompson Submachine Gun Conversion Kit

Turn your Ruger 10/22 into a semi-auto .22 Thompson machinegun clone.

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