West Point Military Museum - World War II / 13 Patton's Thompson Submachine Gun
Bill Maloney
3/13/2009

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13PattonsThompsonSubmachineGun

13 Patton's Thompson Submachine Gun

Thompson Submachine Gun of General George S. Patton Jr.

Caliber: .45 ACP
Action: Blowback, full or semi auto
Muzzle Velocity: 920 fps
Range: 100 yards
Rate of Fire: 900 rounds per minute
Magazine Capacity: 20 or 30 round magazine
Barrel Length: 10.5 inches
Overall Length: 32 inches
Weight: 11 lbs
Year Built: 1941
Cost:
$225

General Patton had this particular Thompson Submachine Gun, which he owned, in his vehicle when he was in combat areas.

Thompson Submachine Guns at other Military Museums in the Northeast
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An M1928 Thompson Submachine Gun at the American Air Power Museum in Farmingdale, NY Thompson Submachine Gun at the Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburgh, PA One more Thompson Submachine Gun at the West Point Museum in West Point, NY Another M1928 Thompson Submachine Gun at the Vermont Militia Museum in Essex Junction, VT
M1A1 Thompson Submachine Gun Thompson Submachine Gun Thompson Submachine Gun Viet Cong Made Thompson Submachine Gun Copy
An M1A1 Thompson Submachine Gun at the Vermont Militia Museum in Essex Junction, VT An M1928 Thompson Submachine Gun at the Militia Museum of New Jersey in Sea Girt, NJ Thompson Submachine Gun at the Military Museum of Southern New England in Danbury, CT Viet Cong Thompson Submachine Gun Copy at the West Point Military Museum in West Point, NY
      Patton's Limousine
      Another historic WWII Patton specific exhibit, General Patton's Cadillac Limousine, can be found at the Patton Museum in Fort Knox, KY. This is the very limoousine in which Patton suffered the injuries in the car accident that paralyzed and ultimately killed him.