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American Thunder 111. The Military Thompson Submachine Guns. Iannamico
American Thunder 111. The Military Thompson Submachine Guns. Iannamico


 
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The 3rd updated version of the in-depth look at the famous wartime Thompson Submachine Gun as used by the United States and her allies during WWII. There have been many books written about the original Colt Thompsons, but never before has such an in depth volume been published on the wartime Thompsons.

The famous wartime Thompson Submachine Gun as used by the United States and her allies during WWII. There have been many books written about the original Colt Thompsons, but never before has such an in depth volume been published on the wartime Thompsons.
This book will be a "Must have" for historians, collectors, and reenactors alike!
Many great photographs that show detail markings and features of the various models, as well as vintage WWII photographs showing the Thompson in action.
Some of the topics covered in this book;
1. Detailed descriptions of the 1928, 1928A1, M1 and M1A1 models
2. The early history of the Auto-Ordnance Corporation.
3. The men responsible for the design and creation of the Thompson
4. Early development and the pre WWII Colt Thompsons.
5. The Savage Arms Co. Thompsons.
6. The Auto-Ordnance, Bridgeport Thompsons.
7. Savage "Commercial" and British contract guns.
8. WWII production dates and figures.
9. The British and French contracts with Auto-Ordnance.
10. The U.S. Lend-Lease Thompsons.
11. The U.S. Ordnance Department involvement.
12. The U.S. Government contracts and numbers.
13. U.S. markings and variations
14. Foreign contract markings and variations.
15. Complete details on contractors and subcontractors.
16. Drum and magazine contractors.
17. Drum and magazine contracts and production figures.
18. Parts manufacture and original cost.
19. Accessories and accouterments
20. Manuals

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