The amazing story of Mad Jack, the hero who took on the Nazis with a bow and arrow (and later became a professional bagpipe player)

The amazing story of Mad Jack, the hero who took on the Nazis with a bow and arrow (and later became a professional bagpipe player) Commando leader said soldiers without a sword was 'improperly armed'Led his men carrying a bow and arrow and playing the bagpipesEarned two Distinguished Service Orders and a Military Cross during war His story recovered by researchers from website findmypast.co.uk | UPDATED: 09:52 GMT, 1 January 2013 He was nicknamed Mad Jack by his men during the Second World War. After coming face to face with Lieutenant Colonel John Churchill, the Germans probably had a similar, if less affectionate, moniker for the eccentric officer.