The 'Tommy's' Thompson

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American Rifleman
Vol. 159, no. 3 (March 2011), p. 54-57,89

Note

Although reluctant to adopt a 'tatty American gangster gun' in the 1920s, Britain's War Office changed its tune after Hitler's legions rampaged across Europe. Thompson submachine guns served with British troops, or 'Tommy Atkins' and their Commonwealth allies across the globe during World War II