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The Gun That Made the Twenties Roar
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The Gun That Made the Twenties Roar

by William J. Helmer

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Stratford, New Jersey
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Unread, Bright + Clean Pages/DJ, Tight Binding. DJ Shows Light Shelf Wear. ** I always provide detailed photos of the actual book so you can see exactly what it means when I say: "light shelf wear" or "like new," or whatever the term "du jour" is for the various book selling sites.. My goal is to assist you in making an informed and confident purchasing decision**Synopsis..A well written account of how the arms industry in America develops a product. John T. Thompson, the gun's developer spent his life as a professional soldier and developed the concept of the modern sub-machine gun. A combination of peace, poor timing, and Hollywood left him a frustrated inventor who died just before his weapon became standard issue in WW II. The "Tommy Gun" is one of the most recognized weapons in the world and author Helmer writes an interesting account of how this came to pass. This book is very readable for what was originally, I believe, a master's thesis. This book would be of interest for those… Read more
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