James F. "Mace" Thompson, founder of Lyman Products, passed away on April 3 after a long battle with cancer.
Watch our NRA gun of the Week video examination of a second-generation bolt-action hunting rifle from Thompson/Center.
From Pearl Harbor until the Japanese surrender, the AN/M2 .50-cal. Browning machine gun served in the air, on land and at sea, and was a part of every major American battle in every theater of operations around the world. It was the unsung hero of American firepower during World War II.
Available in multiple configurations at an affordable price, the Thompson/Center Compass II is one of the best-selling bolt-actions today.
I recently saw reference to a World War II “rigger” magazine pouch for an M1 carbine. What, exactly, does this refer to?
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the battle of Iwo Jima and the American servicemen who achieved victory, Thompson Auto-Ordnance of the Kahr Firearms Group has developed a series of three specially engraved firearms: the Iwo Jima 1911 in .45 ACP ($1,247), Iwo Jima M1 Carbine in .30 Carbine ($1,391) and Iwo Jima Thompson also in .45 ACP ($1,886).