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Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Churchill eyes the imposing .45 caliber muzzle of a Home Guard Thompson, 1940.
Imperial War Museum, photo no. H2645
Sir Winston Churchill in the famous 1940 pose with a drum-magazined model of 1928 Thompson. The British were the first to use the Thompson in combat in World War II.
Imperial War Museum,
photo no. H2646A