Have a look as the Thompson submachine gun goes toe to toe with the German MP40.
Two iconic guns of World War II square off in this TFB TV video. Will the Thompson submachine gun beat out the Nazi MP40? You will soon find out as these guys pit one against the other with a variety of shooters.
The results of this video range test may surprise you.
Great demo as there seems to be definite perks and arguments for both the Thompson submachine gun and its German counterpart. It truly comes down to differences in engineering, and the old debate between the merits of 9MM and .45 ACP.
A close run competition for the favorite submachine guns of the U.S. and Nazis, that likely met in battle countless times across North Africa, Italy and Western Europe. It seems the MP40 is preferred for weight and controllability, but the good old Thompson gives that extra punch with its .45 ACP.