The Iconic American WW2 Thompson: the M1A1

https:// Cool Forgotten Weapons merch! While the US Army was satisfied with the Thompson as a fighting weapon in World War Two, it was most certainly not happy with the gun’s exorbitant price tag. The Thompson was a very expensive gun, and the Army wanted to see that change. In March of 1942, engineers at the Savage factory submitted a simplified version for Army consideration, and it was accepted and adopted the very next month. Savage would transition from M1928A1 production to the new M1 pattern in June and July of 1942. This new M1 Thompson had eliminated at last the unique and unnecessary Blish lock system in favor of a simp

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