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August 24, 2013

"Mad Jack" Churchill

was a British soldier who fought throughout the Second World War armed with a longbow, and a Scottish broadsword.
He is known for the motto "any officer who goes into action without his sword is improperly armed." In May 1940 Churchill and his unit, the Manchester Regiment, ambushed a German patrol near L'Epinette, France. Churchill gave the signal to attack by cutting down the enemy Feldwebel (sergeant) with a barbed arrow, becoming the only British soldier known to have felled an enemy with a longbow in WWII. Jack Churchill @ LaWik
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Jack Churchill (far right) leads a training exercise, sword in hand

Posted by gerardvanderleun at August 24, 2013 10:29 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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I read his Wikipedia article. I draw the line at Mad Jack Churchill. Any beneath that line are not truly men.

Posted by: Casey Klahn at August 24, 2013 6:32 PM

Casey, the question remains, how could these men sire such wimpified pussies?

Posted by: Anonymous at August 25, 2013 6:34 AM

I have a theory that most of the real men on both sides of WWII were killed in the war. The remainder of these real men and their offspring are the conservative and libertarian people of today. When the real men of each country and people are decimated in high enough numbers you are left with truly weak society and a dying culture. Just study the fate of Europe, Russia, and Japan in the last 50 years. American occupation forces attracted and married the strongest and smartest females of each country, and culture after the war further weakening those people. The few strong, brave, males that remain in these countries really stand out. We modern people look on the survivors of the war as hero's and see the truly noble and brave as eccentric.

Posted by: KB at August 25, 2013 8:37 AM

KB, stated like a pure Eugenicist.

Anon, very ironic.

Posted by: Casey Klahn at August 25, 2013 5:05 PM

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