Denix Replica, Non-Firing, Full size replica made of metal and wood, with simulated mechanism of loading and firing and with removable Drum magazine. Free Shipping.
The M1928 automatic submachine gun designed by John Taliaferro Thompson in 1918 was adopted in 1938 by the United States Armed Forces serving during World War II and later in the Korean War as well as in early instances of the Vietnam War. It was the favorite of soldiers, criminals, police and civilians for their ergonomics, compact size, reliability, high firing rate in automatic mode and for their ammunition .45 ACP. It had a straight magazine of 20 cartridges or a drum magazine which held 50 to100 cartridges.
This SMG was also issued to Australian Military Forces during WWII.
Its nicknames were "Trench Broom", "Trench Sweeper", "Chicago Typewriter", "Chicago Piano", "Chicago Style" or "The Chopper".
They are classed as collector items, for display, replicas are not authentic or real. They cannot be turned into real weapons or firearms as they cannot be fired or discharged.