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Tommy Gun is a fun simulation and informational app dedicated to the classic Thompson Submachine Gun, also known as the Tommy Gun! The app features pictures, sounds, information, and a live firing simulation of this legendary gun!

The Thompson (often referred to as Thompson submachine gun) is an American submachine gun, invented by John T. Thompson in 1919, that became infamous during the Prohibition era. It was a common sight in the media of the time, being used by both law enforcement officers and criminals. The Thompson was also known informally as: the Tommy Gun, Trench Broom, Trench Sweeper, Chicago Typewriter, Chicago Piano, Chicago Style, Chicago Organ Grinder, and The Chopper.

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