Interesting Facts About the Vietnam War

There are a number of little known, interesting facts about the Vietnam War. At the Armed Forces History Museum in Largo, FL, visitors pass through a replica of the Ho Chi Minh Trail in the Vietnam Gallery.  As visitors enter the trail, they hear the all too familiar...

Thompson Submachine Gun

In 1919, John T. Thompson invented the American classic Thompson submachine gun.  His invention gained its notoriety during the Prohibition era and picked up nicknames such as ‘Tommy Gun’, ‘Trench Broom’, ‘Chicago Piano’ and ‘The Chopper’.  It wasn’t until 1938 that...