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Virtual Book & Author: “X Troop: The Secret Jewish Commandos of World War II”
December 7, 2021 @ 6:30 PM
In her latest book, “X Troop: The Secret Jewish Commandos of World War II,” author and professor Leah Garrett details how a unit of young German and Austrian Jewish refugees escaped the Nazis, made their way to England, and became an elite commando troop that participated in major World War II battles. Join us in conversation with Garret as she discusses “X Troop” and the years of extensive research, interviews, and declassifying top-secret files that led to her writing the book.
Non-Members: $5.00; Members: Free
Purchase your copy of “X Troop” from our Legacy Shop: https://ihm.ec/xtroopbook
Community Partners: British International School of Chicago, South Loop; Jewish War Veterans Department of Illinois; National Museum of American Jewish Military History