Born on December 31, 1860, John T. Thompson was the man who made “The Gun That Made the ‘20s Roar” – the Tommy Gun.
The long saga of the two Tommy guns from the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre unfolds: from Chicago to the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department in Michigan.
Thompson Auto-Ordnance, maker of the famous “Tommy Gun” and other classic firearms throughout history, is excited to introduce the special edition WWII themed Tanker Thompson.
History was made in 1915 when John T. Thompson introduced the first portable hand-held automatic weapon commonly referred to as the “Tommy Gun.”
This gun normally retails for $1300 we are letting it go for a limited time at $899.
When John T. Thompson first began researching a portable hand-held automatic weapon in 1915 little did he know that he would be changing history forever.
Kevin Brittingham of Advanced Armament Corp. drops in this week with all the details on the Fifth Annual Silencer Shoot on June 4th and 5th in Crawfordsville, Arkansas…
When discussing classic weapons with an interesting history the Tommy Gun is undoubtedly a weapon that deserves special attention…
Kahr Arms is proud to announce that it has partnered up with LAN World, Inc. to introduce CA legal Tommy Guns to the market…
Auto Ordnance – What’s in a name? A Piece of American History? Auto Ordnance Firearms History… John Taliaferro Thompson founded the Auto-Ordnance Corporation in 1916 with John Blish and Thomas Fortune Ryan to design and develop a hand held machine gun. The product of this collaboration was the world famous “Tommy Gun.” Since its inception, […]