07 Feb 2017

The “Tommy Gun” aka The Thompson M1A1 Submachine Gun

Back in the 1920’s and 1930’s, one sound was familiar to both gangster and policemen alike, that was the sound of the “Chicago Typewriter”, aka the Thompson M1A1 Submachine Gun, also known as the “Tommy Gun”. The Thompson .45 ACP  submachine gun is probably the most iconic weapons of the 20th century.