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Tommy Gun: How General Thompson's Submachine Gun Wrote History (First Edition)

By: Yenne, Bill

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Thomas Dunne Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042876

ISBN: 0312383266

Condition: Fine


First Edition. Blue cloth. Illustrated. Mylar cover. vi, 340pp., index. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied.The Trench Broom. The Annihilator. The Persuader. The Chopper. The Chicago Typewriter. The Tommy Gun. The Thompson submachine gun has gone by many names, and for nearly a century the guns image has been indelibly marked on the popular consciousness. In this broad-reaching cultural and military history, Bill Yenne charts the tommy gun's unpredictable and one-of-a-kind career, from its infamy in the hands of Al Capone and the Chicago mobsters, to its shady days with the IRA, to... View more info