AMERICAN THUNDER , THIRD EDITION: MILITARY THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUNS

Iannamico, Frank

Published by Chipotle Publishing LLC, 2015
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412 pages. Large format - 8.75" x 11.25". Hardcover with a dust jacket. The concept of the Thompson originated during World War I, by John T. Thompson. By the time the weapon was designed and placed into production, the war had ended. Post war sales were made to a few law enforcement agencies and corporations, but some ended up in the hands of criminals, earning the gun a sinister reputation. Nearly twenty years later, at the beginning of World War II, there was a desperate need for weapons, and the Thompson was placed back in production. The submachine gun was issued to U.S. and allied military forces and helped win the war. Third Edition. An in-depth study of the famous Thompson submachine gun Fielded by the United States and her allies during World War II. The book covers *The early history of the Auto-Ordnance Corporation; *The men responsible for the design and engineering of the Thompson; *Colt Thompsons and the gangster era; * World War II production figures and dates of manufacture; *Savage Arms Corporation Thompsons; *Auto-Ordnance Bridgeport Thompsons; *British and French contracts; *U.S. Government contracts and numbers; *U.S. Lend-Lease Program; *The U.S. Ordnance Department; *Markings and variations; *Details of the contractors and subcontractors; *Detailed parts breakdown and contractors; *Drums and Magazines; *Drums and magazine contractors and production figures; *Accessories; *U.S. Manuals; *Post War Thompsons; *Numrich Arms Corporation; *Color photographs from government and private collections; and *Black & White vintage photographs. An excellent reference. Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: An in-depth study of the famous Thompson submachine gun. Fielded by the United States and her allies during World War II. This is the third printing of American Thunder; the Military Thompson Submachinegun Guns. The concept of the Thompson originated during World War I, by John T. Thompson. By the time the weapon was designed and placed into production, the war had ended. Post war sales were made to a few law enforcement agencies and corporations, but some ended up in the hands of criminals, earning the gun a sinister reputation. Nearly twenty years later, at the beginning of World War II, there was a desperate need for weapons, and the Thompson was placed back in production. The submachine gun was issued to U.S. and allied military forces and helped win the war. 412 pages, color and black/white photos.

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Title: AMERICAN THUNDER , THIRD EDITION: MILITARY ...
Publisher: Chipotle Publishing LLC
Publication Date: 2015
Binding: Hardcover
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