Posts tagged: André Zirnheld

My last post for this round of ABC Wednesday focusses on André Zirnheld who was a philosopher, a pioneer of the Special Air Service (SAS) and writer of the Paratroopers’ Prayer.

Zirnheld was born in Paris in 1913 to a Jewish family originally from Alsace. He studied at the Pensionnat diocésain de Passy, a private Catholic school in the city, and graduated in philosophy. Read more ›››

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