TITLE

The Armed Missionary

PUB. DATE
November 1971
SOURCE
Time;11/22/1971, Vol. 98 Issue 21, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on German-born mercenary Rolf Steiner, and his trial in the People's Court in Khartoum, Sudan. It focuses on the lawsuit wherein he was accused of helping the rebellion of a black southern Sudanese against the northern Arab government. It discusses his journey as a soldier, his experiences of working with various militaries including the French Foreign Legion, his mission to fight for Christians in Africa, and his role as the Anyanya rebels' commander in chief.
ACCESSION #
53808282

 

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