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The Thompson Submachine Gun (1941)

The Thompson Submachine Gun (1941)

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Mechanism Made Easy

GALE & POLDEN, Aldershot, c.1941

An original WW2 Thompson Submachine Gun handbook, published in c.1941. This is the first edition, the later 1942 edition had different photographs. There is a signature and the date '3. 7. 41' on the front cover. The book is a detailed guide to the handling and maintenance of the 'Tommy Gun' as used by the allied armies during WW2. Full of fascinating information and fully illustrated with great photos of the Thompson and its mechanism, this book will tell you all you need to know about the workings and use of the Thompson Submachine gun.


In very good condition. The card cover is in good condition with general signs of use, and some marks. The stapled binding is secure, although the staples are slightly rusty. The text and photographs are in very good condition.

Published: c.1941
Orange card cover with black titling
Illustrated with 14 photographic plates
Dimensions: 190mm x 125mm
Pages: 32