Why Was Jack Churchill A Hero

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Lieutenant-Colonel John Malcolm Thorpe Fleming "Jack" Churchill was a British army officer during the second world war and beyond. He acquired two Distinguished Service Orders for his ability to go above and beyond the call of duty at the battle of Salerno. In addition to all this, he's my hero. For his bravery on the battlefield and his eccentric attitude for all his exploits in life. Jack Churchill is the essence of the man I want to be. There is no one event or experience that inspires me, but rather his entire outlook on life and his extreme bravery, even in the face of great adversary.
In 1936 he lived in Nairobi, Kenya, where he worked as a newspaper editor and as a male model. Also, he became extremely proficient with the bow as well as the bagpipe, which allowed him to land a role in the 1924 film, "The Thief of Bagdad", as well as in the 1938 film, "A Yank at Oxford." in 1938 he took second place at the military piping competition at the Aldershot Tattoo. In addition, in 1939 he represented Great Britain at the World Archery Championships in Oslo. Even at a relatively young age, he was excelling in multiple different areas in his life, this is one of the many aspects of his personality that makes him a hero to me, because he’s a jack of all trades and didn’t waste his life but rather lived it to the maximum.
Adolf Hitler invades Poland in 1939 and the dawn of the second world war has begun. Churchill had served in the military prior and had served in Burma during
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