Mastering the Thompson Submachine Gun
Marksmanship
"Everything you need to know to become a crack short with a "Tommy Gun:" Blackening your sights using an open flame. Triangulating your sights for accuracy. Estimating range. Firing positions: Standing, kneeling, prone and seated. How to neutralize muzzle climb, even during extended bursts. See the Thompson used in a training field exercise. Firing at aircraft." Zeno,

Originally developed as the .45 caliber "Trench Broom" for close-in fighting at the end of World War I, no other weapon is more surrounded by legend and mystique than the Tommy Gun. Used by both gangsters and law enforcement officers during the Roaring Twenties, it was frequently shown in films and in posed photographs, its drum magazine and instant fire power making it immediately recognizable. You could even buy one at your local variety store. During World War II, the Thompson came into it's own for it's originally intended purpose, making war along side the US Army and Marine Corps. Much prized by the Allies, it was shipped in large quantities to British, Commonwealth, French, and Polish troops, along with many other nations. The Thompson saw action from the frozen Battle of the Bulge to the sweltering rain forests of New Guinea and made every stop in between. The Germans admired and respected it for it's extreme ruggedness You could literally stomp on one in the mud, wipe it off & start firing
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Mastering the Thompson Sub Machine Gun
In Six parts DVD
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