Since it’s the holiday season, I thought I’d give my readers a short reprieve from tinsel, tidings, and traffic, and let them step back in time to a world of peril and bullets. 615 more words
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A gun that is synonymous with the gangsters of the 1920s and ’30s was stolen from a Legion hall in Dartmouth last week.
Don’t worry — according to Halifax Regional Police, the Thompson ‘Tommy-gun’ sub-machine gun has been rendered inoperable and was for display purposes only. 105 more words
This American made sub-machine gun was known as the “Tommy Gun”, “Chicago Typewriter”, “Trench Broom”, “The Chopper” or simply “The Thompson”. Invented by John T. Thompson in 1918, it became infamous during the Prohibition era and used by the good and bad guys. 465 more words