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Mad John, WWII's Most Badass Soldier

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How Is There Not A Movie About This Guy?

Read the crazy story of the badass British soldier who fought the Nazis with a sword and a bow and arrow. Here is a snippet from the article:

That maniacally fierce soldier was 35-year-old Lieutenant Colonel John Malcolm Thorpe Fleming Churchill, and his stunts at this battle, known as Operation Archery, were hardly the most bizarre and semi-suicidal of his life. Over the course of World War II, “Mad Jack,” as he came to be known, survived multiple explosions, escaped a couple of POW camps, captured more than 40 Germans at sword point in just one raid, and in 1940 scored the last recorded longbow kill in history. And that’s just the CliffsNotes on his wartime rap sheet.

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