CONSIDERABLE study is now being given at Headquarters, Marine Corps, to the question of adopting the Thompson Submachine Gun as standard small arms equipment for our Expeditionary Forces.
The efficiency of the compensator fitted to the Thompson gun having been satisfactorily demonstrated, the Marine Corps, in providing organizations on mail guard duty with this type of gun, last fall, had all equipped with the compensator. The present distribution of the 250 guns is as follows :
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