Saturday, February 13, 2016
Rolf Steiner was a professional soldier of fortune, born in Munich, Bavaria on January 3, 1933. He rose to the level of Lt. Commander of the 4th Commando Brigade in the Biafran Army during the Nigerian Civil War, and later served with the Anyanya rebels in southern Sudan.
Rolf Steiner during his service as commander of the 4th Biafran Commando Brigade. A famous legionnaire who served in Algeria and Vietnam, Steiner became a Biafran citizen and refused to take pay while leading the 4th Commandos, believing it a noble cause.