The Model 1919 Thompson SMG is the experimental prototype that lead to the Thompson 1921, also known as the Tommy gun.
The Institute of Military Technology takes a short look at this significant SMG in the evolution of armament design.
#significantguns #instmiltech #IMT
The mission of the Institute of Military Technology is to Preserve, Educate, and Motivate by collecting and displaying historically significant items to help honor the history and evolution of armament, military armed forces, and the U.S.A. IMT focuses on ground breaking innovations as well as the technical and mechanical advancements made throughout the history of armament. From muzzle loaders to breech loaders and beyond, weapon design and mechanics can be tracked throughout the collection.