The Thompson Submachine Gun or ‘Tommy Gun’ is one of many guns available at gun garage. It was first marketed to civilians in 1921 with little success but became popular among the police forces. In 1938 variants of the Thompson was adopted by the US military and over 1.5 million of them were produced for allied forces throughout the war.
Perhaps why the Tommy Gun is so well know is its popularity amongst criminals and police forces during the gangster era. The fine craftsmanship and rate of fire made it a go to weapon for organized crime. The drum magazines were particularly popular because they held a hundred rounds or more.